Cheesy Sausage Tater Tots - Topped Casserole

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is an easy recipe that is really tasty! Use the large Italian sausages for this and remove the casings, you can use turkey sausages if desired, no need to thaw the nuggets for this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 350 degres.
  2. Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add in the sausage meat with chili pepper flakes (if using) onions and garlic, stir with a wooden spoon breaking up the meat, cook until well browned (about 10-12 minutes) drain the fat, then add in about 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese; mix to combine.
  4. Spread the mixture into the baking dish.
  5. In a bowl mix the soup with evaporated milk, then pour over the sausage mixture in the baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle grated cheddar cheese over the soup.
  7. Top with the potato nuggets evenly over the cheese.
  8. Sprinkle the top of the nuggets lightly with seasoned salt and black pepper, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to taste.
  9. Bake uncovered for about 50-60 minutes, or until lightly browned.


Most Helpful

Scored BIG with the WHOLE Family!!!! I subbed 1 lb lean ground beef & 1 lb ground turkey (what I had on hand). Such wonderful comfort food on a chilly, rainy spring night. Your recipes are awesome, Kittencal!

thedixongang May 17, 2011

Good flavor but two pounds of sausage was way too much. Also don't care for the texture of wet tator tots.

Anonymous January 13, 2017

Oh YUM! You did it again Kitten :) When I usually make tater tot casserole I use ham, but, the Italian sausage was a very nice change, I love it! Now I have 2 tater tot casserole recipes, thanks Kitten!

Chipfo October 11, 2014

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