cheddar and bacon tater tots
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Bacon and Cheese Homemade Tater Tots

Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 4 minutes
Servings 32 -48 depending on size
Calories 57kcal
Author Ashlee Marie

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs potatoes
  • 6 oz cheese
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour or flour/cornstarch mixture
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 ground pepper

Instructions

  • Bake or boil the potatoes - NOT all the way, just until they are soft enough to cut but still have resistance
  • Peel and let cool to room tempurature
  • cook the bacon, drain and chop
  • Grate the potato and cheese into a bowl
  • add the flour, salt, pepper and chopped bacon
  • stir until combined
  • scoop out and shape into a classic tater tot shape
  • freeze for 15 mins
  • heat some oil to 360-375 degrees
  • pull out the tot's and sprinkles lightly with flour (or flour cornstarch mixture)
  • fry without over crowding, 3-4 mins until golden brown

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Nutrition

Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 138mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg