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piece of tater tot breakfast casserole on a white plate with a fork on it.

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour


This Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is comforting, hearty, and absolutely delicious! Eggs, sausage, cheese and tater tots all baked up into one fabulous casserole! You’re going to love this!



  • 1 pound ground mild pork breakfast sausage
  • 1 (28-32 ounce) bag extra-crispy frozen tater tots, thawed and divided
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 10 large eggs
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Chopped green onion
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Avocado


  1. Spray a 13×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Spoon sausage mixture into prepared pan. Add 2 cups tater tots and 1½ cups cheese, stirring to combine.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, mustard, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Pour egg mixture over sausage mixture. Arrange remaining tater tots over filling.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°. Bake until golden brown and set, about 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Sprinkle with remaining  cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, 5 minutes more. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with green onion and pepper, if desired.
  • Category: Breakfast
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