Tater Tot Poutine is my quick and easy take on the French-Canadian classic, but mine is made with everyone’s favorite freezer staple…tater tots.
Serve this delicious tater tot recipe as an appetizer, side dish, or even a main course. The choice is yours!
Tater tot poutine is one of those simple dishes you just can’t stop eating. Sorry. Not sorry. LOL
The following video for Oven Roasted Potatoes with Garlic Fresh Herbs is another quick and easy potato recipe I know you’ll also enjoy.
**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making Tater Tot Poutine is available at the end of this post.
The ingredient list;
- Frozen Tater Tots
- Gravy (either store-bought or homemade)
- Ham (leftovers work great for this recipe)
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- Shredded Swiss Cheese
- Chopped Scallions
- Olive Oil
- Salt and Pepper
Why this recipe for tater tot poutine works.
It’s fast, easy, and totally customizable!
Plus, who doesn’t love crispy tater tots and melted cheese?!!
Additional add-in suggestions;
- Bacon (cooked)
- Bell Peppers
- Ground Beef (cooked)
- Ground Turkey (cooked)
- Pulled Pork
- Diced Avocados
- Diced Tomatoes
- Shredded Brussels Sprouts
- Corn Kernels
- Chopped Broccoli
- Shredded Chicken (cooked)
- Sour Cream
- You get the idea!
What is the best method for cooking frozen tater tots for poutine?
When making tater tot poutine, I recommend using a cast-iron skillet if you have one. Nothing else will give the potatoes their deep, dark, color and crunch as a cast-iron skillet can.
However, this recipe can also be made on a baking sheet or in a casserole dish and you will still have fabulous results.
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The easy instructions for making tater tot poutine;
- Preheat oven to 425-degrees.
- Heat an empty 8″ – 10″ cast-iron skillet for 10 minutes.
- Brush the hot skillet with olive oil.
- Immediately add the frozen tater tots in an even layer to the skillet (a casserole dish or sheet pan will also work).
- Season the tater tots with salt and pepper.
- Return the skillet to the 425-degree oven for 20-25 minutes.
- Remove the tater tots from the oven and top them with the ham, gravy, and shredded cheese.
- Return the tater tot poutine to the oven until the cheese has melted.
- Remove from the oven and top immediately with chopped scallions.
- Serve hot with sour cream (not pictured).
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Below is the printable recipe card for today’s Tater Tot Poutine.
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- 1 package frozen tater tots
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup gravy (homemade or store-bought)
- 3 ounces chopped ham
- ½ cup shredded Swiss cheese
- ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- ½ cup chopped scallions
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees
- If using a cast-iron skillet, heat skillet in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
- Brush the inside of the hot skillet (or the base of a baking sheet or casserole dish) with oil.
- Add the frozen tater tots in an even layer to the pan.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
- Remove and top with the ham, gravy, and shredded cheeses.
- Return to the oven until the cheeses have thoroughly melted.
- Remove the poutine from the oven and top with the scallions.
- Serve hot.
Amount Per Serving Calories 139 Total Fat 10g Saturated Fat 4g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 5g Cholesterol 28mg Sodium 435mg Carbohydrates 4g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 0g Sugar 0g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 7g
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