Taco Tots With Cheese, Peppers & Olives

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Montana Heart Song

Seasoned with dry spices and sour cream, baked and topped with shredded cheese, peppers and olives.

Top Review by sunny25

These were really good. I only had about 1/2 bag of tator tots that I needed to use up. I adjusted the other ingredients as needed. Didn't have the peppers, but they were still yummy. Hubby and I snarfed them down in no time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (32 ounce) package frozen tater tots, thawed
  • 1 (16 ounce) carton sour cream
  • 1 (1 1/2 ounce) packagemccormick mild taco seasoning
  • 2 -3 cups shredded monterey jack pepper cheese or 2 -3 cups cheddar and colby cheese
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black olives, drained, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons jalapeno peppers, diced (optional)
  • 12 cup roasted red pepper, strips (optional)
  • Pam cooking spray

Directions

  1. In bowl, mix sour cream and Taco seasoning mix.
  2. In large gallon zip lock bag, add half of the thawed tator tots.
  3. Add half of the sour cream seasoning mixture. Close bag and shake, shake, shake.
  4. Spray Pam onlarge flat baking tray with small sides.
  5. Preheat oven 425*.
  6. Empty plastic sack on baking tray on one side.
  7. Fill plastic sack with other half of tator tots and balance of sour cream seasoning mixture. Close bag, shake, shake, shake.
  8. Emply plastic sack on other side of baking tray.
  9. Bake 10 minutes. Take out of oven, turn the tots with spatula.Bake 10 minutes more. Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake until cheese is melted and golden. Sprinkle sliced olives on one section, two kinds of peppers on other sections. Serve from tray with spatula.

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