Dinner doesn’t get more kid friendly than a tater tot casserole. My kids are guaranteed to gobble up anything with the words “tater tot” in it. These casseroles also happen to be super easy to make so it’s a win-win for everyone!Some tater tot casseroles can even be made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot and many of them can be made ahead as a freezer meal. So not only are they kid-approved, they are mom-approved too!
If you're looking for a meatless version of this classic, this is a great choice because it's still an all-in-one meal full of taste. You won't miss the meat!
Which recipes are you going to try first? I’d love to hear which is your favourite.
What’s a good side dish for tater tot casserole?
Depending on which recipe you choose, there may not be a need for a side dish as some of them contain meat, vegetables, and cheese. But for those that are less hearty, you may want to serve a salad with your meal or a plate of simple raw vegetables.
Can you freeze tater tot casserole after you bake it?
Not only can you freeze most tater tot casseroles after baking them, many of them can be assembled and frozen before baking as well. They can then be thawed and cooked in the Crock Pot or oven. Being able to make these ahead means that you’ll always have a family friendly meal ready to pull out for those busy weeknights.
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