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May 21, 2014

Tator Tot Nachos!

Tator Tot Nachos....WHAT?!  Why haven't I thought of this before?!  Potato nugget nachos topped with your favorite toppings.....I love it.  An easy and quick week night meal.

Recipe and photo courtesy Pillsbury

Ground Beef Totchos


bags (16 oz each) Cascadian Farm™ Spud Puppies™ organic frozen potatoes
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (about 2 tablespoons)
tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
Shredded lettuce
Sour cream and guacamole, if desired


  • Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil or cooking parchment paper. Place frozen potatoes on cookie sheet. Bake as directed on bag.
  • 2Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add taco seasoning mix and water. Cook about 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 3Sprinkle potatoes with beef mixture and cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or just until cheese is melted. Top with remaining ingredients.
Swap out the ground beef for a can of drained, rinsed black beans for a different twist!
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