I’m always looking for quick, easy, and hearty breakfast options to make for my family. Especially when it comes to the holidays, this Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole covers pretty much every breakfast staple item. You’ll find that it’s super quick and easy to make and it also freezes well. With only five ingredients, I’m sure that you’ll enjoy this recipe as much as I do!
How can you make the best Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole?
The great thing about this recipe is that you can alter the ingredients, and still come out with a Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole that is fabulous. Here are some ways that I have played around with this recipe in the past.
- Add green onions or tomatoes to give your casserole a santa fe vibe.
- For a little more kick, I highly suggest using Pepper Jack Cheese in lieu of cheddar. In the photo above, I also added green onions on top of the tater tots before finishing with more cheese.
- Use Turkey Breakfast Sausage for less fat.
Can you make Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Ahead of Time?
Yes, you absolutely can make your Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole ahead of time. To ensure that you don’t have soggy tater tots, I like to make the egg and sausage filling and pour it in the dish that I plan to use when serving. Cover and refrigerate until you are ready to bake it. When that time comes, just place the tater tots on top, and continue with the cooking instructions provided below.Print
Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is the perfect casserole for Christmas morning, pot lucks, freezable meals and more. Check out my notes below for a different cheese option.
1lb Breakfast Sausage
1 Dozen Eggs
2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 Cup of Milk
32oz Bag of Tater Tots
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cook your breakfast sausage
Whisk your eggs in a large bowl
Add cheese to the whisked eggs
Salt and Pepper to taste
Add drained breakfast sausage
Mix all of the ingredients really well
Place tater tots on top of the mixture neatly. (Do not let tater tots overlap)
Pour mixture into a 9×13 greased baking dish
Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until tater tots are golden brown
Original post date 12/24/2018