Emeril's Tater Tots 'n Cheese Bake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Got this kid friendly recipe from Emeril Lagasse. It is definitely good for a whole meal, salad on the side.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9 by 9 by 2-inch square baking dish with the butter.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together.
  4. Season the mixture with salt and pepper.
  5. Add 1 cup of the yellow cheddar cheese, 1 cup of the white cheddar cheese, the ham and the tater tots.
  6. Mix the mixture thoroughly.
  7. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and sprinkle the top with the remaining cheese.
  8. Place in the oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.


Most Helpful

You are right, this was a great kid-friendly dish. I made this the other night for my kids and grandkids. Very cheesy and rich. The tater tots baked crsip and were not mushy. A hands-down winner from my family. Thanks Tish.

Laylagirl October 05, 2002

I would rate this recipe as 3 stars mostly because its very bland. My son picked at it. I was hoping to lure him to eat something other than mac and cheese. Not as good since he only at a little but he didn't throw it all over the floor either. As far as adults, this definitely needs a little zing. Perhaps add in some green onions and a some more spices - maybe a lot of pepper. Maybe some veggies.

LoriH November 02, 2002

YUMMY!! These tater tots are delicious. My entire family gobbled them up. Very cheesy and entirely a comfort food for me. I think I could have eaten the whole thing if I let myself. A must for starch and cheese lovers. Thanks Tish

FruitLoop November 09, 2002

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