Tater tot casserole is the ultimate affordable, kid-friendly, and easy dinner! All you need are tater tots, cheese, a can of Cream of Chicken soup, bacon, chicken, sour cream, and ranch dressing mix. It goes together in a flash and is so filling!
Cheesy Chicken Tater Tot Casserole Recipe
Tater tot casserole (sometimes spelled tator tot) is a well-loved and family-friendly meal that can easily be altered into a new recipe for many different flavor preferences.
While this recipe is a chicken and cheese version, you can also make a taco tater tot casserole with hamburger meat and taco seasonings or use sausage to make this into a breakfast casserole for a deluxe breakfast!
Cheese Tater Tot Casserole Ingredients:
3-4 chicken breasts, cooked and chopped into bite-sized pieces
1 cup sour cream
1 can Cream of Chicken soup
1-1-oz package of dry Ranch dressing mix
6 pieces bacon, cooked and chopped
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1- 2lb bag tater tots, still frozen
How To Make Tater Tot Casserole:
This recipe is super simple. If you don’t have all the ingredients on hand, see if you can substitute something so you can make it tonight!
As with all recipes, the timing will depend on your own oven, so while it’s listed as 30 minutes of baking time, start checking around the 25-minute mark to be safe.
Tater tot casserole is such a simple dinner! Totally kid friendly and very filling, you cannot go wrong with combining chicken, cheese and bacon and putting this one in your rotation.
- 3-4 chicken breasts cooked and chopped into bite-sized pieces
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 can Cream of Chicken soup
- 1-1- oz package dry Ranch dressing mix
- 6 pieces bacon cooked and chopped
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1- 2 lb bag tater tots still frozen
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, whisk together sour cream, cream of chicken soup and dry ranch mix until well blended.
Add in chicken, bacon and cheese, stir well then add frozen tater tots.
Pour into a 9″x12″ casserole dish.
Bake for 30 minutes, until bubbly.
Q: Can I use cream of mushroom soup instead?
A: Yes, cream of mushroom soup is super good in this recipe. If you want to make it super fancy, use cream of mushroom soup and add some mushrooms sauteed in butter to the mixture before baking.
Q: I’m gluten-free. What can I sub for Cream of Chicken soup?
A: Walmart sells a delicious Great Value Cream of Chicken Soup! You’ll find it where you find gluten-free snacks and canned goods. Otherwise, you can mix in a cup of sour cream plus a little melted butter, some chicken bullion, and a pinch each of garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and even a little celery powder if you have it.