Easy Air Fryer Tater Tot Casserole: Everyone Loves

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Easy Air Fryer Tater Tot Casserole

Making a tater tot casserole in the air fryer is so easy and only requires a few ingredients! This dish is perfect for a comfort food meal and is always a hit with the family. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any leftover tater tots you might have.

If you need a simple weeknight meal or a great air fryer breakfast casserole then try this tater tot recipe today!

Air Fryer Tater Tot Casserole

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What Are Tater Tots?

Tater tots are simply diced potatoes that have been deep-fried or roasted. They are a popular side dish and can be found in most supermarkets. Tater tots are sometimes called hashbrowns or shredded potato wedges.

What can I make with tater tots?

There are so many things you can make with tater tots! Some of our favorites include air fryer tater tot casserole, tater tot breakfast casserole, tater tot nachos, tater tots and egg, and tater tot pizza.

Tater Tot Casserole on served

How do you cook frozen tater tots?

You can cook frozen tater tots in the air fryer, oven, or even the microwave. Just be sure to follow the package directions for cooking times.

INGREDIENTS FOR AIR FRYER TATER TOT CASSEROLE

  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 20 oz of condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 76 tater tots, frozen (My pan fits this amount)
  • Parsley, for garnish
Preparing all Ingredients

How To Make tater Tot Breakfast Casserole In the Air Fryer

In a skillet, brown off the ground beef. Cook it till it reaches rare as it will continue to
cook in the air fryer. Season with salt, pepper, and paprika

ground beef on skillet

Once the meat is cooked, mix in soup. Set aside.

mix in soup

Fill the pan with tater tots. Stand them straight up.

Fill the pan with Tater Tots

Cook at 400° for 7 minutes or until the top starts to crisp.

Top with meat mixture and cook for 3 more minutes

Top with meat mixture

Add cheese and cook for 3 minutes.

Let cool and serve.

Tater Tot Casserole on plate

How long do tater tots last?

Tater tots can last up to 2 weeks in the fridge or up to 6 months in the freezer.

Tater Tot Casserole ready to eat

What To Serve With Tater Tot Casserole

This dish is so versatile and can be served with just about anything! Here are some of our favorite sides to pair with it:

  • A side salad 
  • Green beans 
  • Roasted broccoli 
  • Cauliflower mashed potatoes 
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Air Fryer Tater Tot Casserole
Yield: 4

Air Fryer Tater Tot Casserole

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

The Delicious Air Fryer Tater Tot Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 20 oz of condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 76 tater tots, frozen (My pan fits this amount)
  • Parsley, for garnish

Instructions

In a skillet, brown off the ground beef. Cook it till it reaches rare as it will continue to cook in the air fryer. Season with salt, pepper, and paprika

Once the meat is cooked, mix in soup. Set aside.

Fill the pan with tater tots. Stand them straight up.

Cook at 400° for 7 minutes or until the top starts to crisp.

Top with meat mixture and cook for 3 more minutes

Add cheese and cook for 3 minutes.

Let cool and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 735Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 1877mgCarbohydrates: 55gFiber: 4gSugar: 5gProtein: 39g

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has studied nutrition for children and has also taught cooking skills to adults. Angela loves to share family meals and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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