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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

Ingredients

2
bags (16 oz each) Cascadian Farm™ Spud Puppies™ organic frozen potatoes
1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (about 2 tablespoons)
3
tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
Shredded lettuce
Sour cream and guacamole, if desired

Steps

1
  • 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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