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Loaded tater tots topped with bacon and Ranch.
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Loaded Tater Tots

Loaded tater tots are always a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve them up as a snack or a side dish! Crispy tater tots are topped with a creamy ranch sauce, bacon, and plenty of melty cheese.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: loaded tater tots
Servings: 8 - 10 servings
Calories: 261kcal


  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 package frozen tater tots 32 ounces
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican-style cheese
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced


  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with nonstick spray. Arrange the tater tots in an even layer and cook according to the package directions.
    Nonstick cooking spray, 1 package frozen tater tots
  • While the tater tots bake, whisk together the sour cream and salad dressing and set aside.
    1 cup sour cream, ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • Once the tater tots are baked, set the oven to broil. Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the top, then return to the oven for 3 to 4 minutes until the cheese is completely melted over the top.
    2 cups shredded Mexican-style cheese
  • Remove from the oven, drizzle with the ranch sauce, then sprinkle over the bacon and green onions to serve.
    6 slices bacon, 2 green onions


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 361mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 403IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 0.3mg