Our Crispy Breakfast Tater Tot Bake is made with farm-fresh eggs, savory breakfast sausage, and heaps of crispy tater tots. It’s a crowd-pleasing dish that’s perfect for feeding a hungry breakfast table!
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and our Crispy Breakfast Tater Tot Bake is sure to become a family favorite.
This recipe takes the traditional tater tot hotdish and transforms it into a mouthwatering breakfast casserole that’s sure to impress. The secret to the extra crispy tater tots in this recipe is a pre-cooking step that’s definitely worth the extra effort.
The combination of fluffy eggs, flavorful sausage, and gooey cheddar cheese is a winning combination that will leave your taste buds begging for more. Plus, with the versatility to customize with your favorite toppings, this dish is perfect for any occasion.
- 28 ounces frozen mini tater tots
- 9 eggs
- 1/2 cup (122.5 g) whole milk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 16 ounces ground breakfast sausage, browned and drained
- 2 1/2 cups (282.5 g) cheddar cheese, shredded
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Place tater tots on a sheet pan and bake for 10 minutes, flip, and cook for an additional 10 minutes to pre-cook them.
- In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and onion powder.
- Add the browned sausage and half of the shredded cheese into the egg mixture, stirring to combine.
- Pour the egg mixture into a greased 9×13 baking pan.
- Spread the pre-cooked tater tots on top, ensuring that you cover the entire mixture.
- Place in the oven and bake for 40 minutes.
- Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake for 5 more minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly.
- Serve hot and enjoy the crispy, flavorful goodness of this unique breakfast casserole.
- Diced ham or cooked bacon for a different meat option
- Sauteed onions, mushrooms, and peppers for a western twist
- Salsa and jalapenos for a spicy Mexican variation (top with sour cream!)
- Ketchup or hot sauce for added flavor
Feel free to customize this recipe to your liking and get creative with your favorite toppings to make it uniquely yours!