Tater Tot Taco Salad

Elizabeth Schoch


I have been making this dish since my two boys were little. It's a surefire way to get your little ones to eat salad. My boys are now grown and still ask me to make this for them. You will love it too!


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Pan Fry


  • 1 lb
    ground beef, lean
  • 1 bag
    tater tots
  • 1 bag
    salad greens
  • 3 Tbsp
    taco seasoning mix, or 1 packet of taco seasoning
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    mexican blend cheese, or cheddar cheese
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    tostada bowl, optional
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    sour cream, optional
  • diced
    green onions, optional
  • diced
    tomatoes, optional

How to Make Tater Tot Taco Salad


  1. Brown the ground beef until cooked. Add the taco seasoning with 3/4 cup of water (or less if you prefer). While the ground beef is cooking, prepare the tater tots and cook according to directions.
  2. Place the tater tots on bottom of dish (or tostada bowl), next layer with the beef. Add the salad and top with cheese, salsa, tomatoes, green onions and sour cream. I add all the above ingredients to mine, however it is up to and what you prefer.

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About Tater Tot Taco Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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