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Tater Tots + Nachos = Tatertachos

Tater Tots + Nachos = Tatertachos

By Brooke McLay

What happens when you take two of your kids favorite treats –tater tots and nachos–and combine them into a single dish, with a healthy twist? This fun recipe for Tatertachos, that’s what! If you’re looking for a meat-free meal or snack that your kids will find as cool as you do, try tossing together this fun, simple recipe!



  • 2 cups tater tots 
  • 1 package Madras Lentils or Vegetarian Chili
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, diced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Microwave tater tots, just until warm. In a small baking dish, layer the Madras Lentils and tater tots. Sprinkle with seasoning salt. Top with cheddar cheese. Bake in oven for 12-15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and lentils are hot. Remove and top with tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro. Serve and enjoy!