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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole on a plate, topped chopped with green onions and bacon

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is an easy cheesy blend of the best breakfast items to create tasty layers of savory flavor that satisfy a hungry crowd.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe, How To Make Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe, tater tot breakfast casserole, Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 916kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 2 (9-ounce) packages breakfast sausage links
  • 1 pound bacon
  • 1 (32-ounce) package tater tots
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded~divided
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Cook the sausage in a skillet until cooked through. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate and drain skillet of all fat. Slice into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Cook bacon in the same, defatted skillet until brown and crispy. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Crumble.
  • Arrange tater tots in a single layer in the prepared baking dish. 
    How to make Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole, arranging tater tots in the casserole
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, 1/4 cup green onions, salt, and pepper. Stir in cooked sausage and half the cooked bacon. 
  • Fold in 1 cup Monterey jack cheese and 1 cup of cheddar cheese into the egg mixture and pour egg mixture over tater tots
    How to make Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole, pouring egg mixture over tater tots
  • Bake in the preheated oven until the egg mixture is set. Approximately 40-45 minutes. 
  • Sprinkle top evenly with remaining 1 cheddar cup cheese, pop back in the oven, about 5-7 minutes until the cheese is melted. 
  • Allow to stand 10 minutes before cutting. Sprinkle with remaining half crumbled bacon and green onions and serve.


  • You can add the tater tots straight from the freezer to the baking dish.
  • Be sure to preheat the oven and keep an eye on the baking time. Avoid over baking.
  • Don't skip the resting time before serving.


Serving: 1/8 of the recipe | Calories: 916kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 70g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 406mg | Sodium: 1777mg | Potassium: 742mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 936IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 394mg | Iron: 3mg