Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

I have been making tater tot casserole for my family for dinner as long as I can remember. I don’t know when the recipe gained popularity, but it was probably around the time tater tots were invented! I know the recipe has been around for a long time.

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I recently stumbled across a recipe for a breakfast variation of the recipe, and it’s pretty great! It tastes similar to a traditional hashbrown breakfast casserole, with more of the flavor of tater tots than hashbrowns.


Note: This recipe makes 5 servings. You can easily double this recipe to make 10 servings if you are serving a crowd.


Try my recipe for easy loaded hashbrown casserole!


Tater Tot Casserole


  • 1 lb. ground sausage
  • 1/2 of a 32-oz. bag of tater tots
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c. grated cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 c. milk


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Brown sausage in a large skillet, drain fat.


Combine sausage, tater tots, and cheese in a large bowl. Pour into a large casserole dish.


In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and seasonings. Pour over tater tot mixture.


Bake for 35-40 minutes.


This recipe can easily be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated until ready to bake.




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This easy sausage breakfast casserole is a fun twist on the traditional tater tot casserole recipe.

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