When you have sausage and cheese but do not have good idea for breakfast, tater tot breakfast casserole can be the good options. When you love cheesy dish with good taste of meat, this is the right option. Of course, you will get special taste of dish from this menu. The tater tots and other ingredients will provide special breakfast and surely all your family members will be satisfied with what you have cooked. In case you are interested to make the dish, these are the details.
- 1 bag (16 ounces) frozen tater tots
- 1 pound spicy bulk breakfast sausage
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated or zested
- 1 cup pepper jack cheese, grated or zested
- ¼ teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 large eggs
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne
- 1 medium onion, finely diced
- 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
- ½ cup half and half
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 cup milk
- 1 green bell pepper, finely diced
- Butter for the baking dish
- Get your baking dish and butter it. Then, line up the tater tots on that.
- Prepare a skillet and add the olive oil on it. Preheat it by using medium heat.
- Cook the onion with sausage on the skillet. Do it until they are browned and it takes around 10 minutes. Then, cool them for a while.
- Add the sausage and onion on the tater tots by sprinkling them.
- Get a large bowl. Use it to mix the eggs, red and green bell peppers, half and half, pepper, half portion of cheeses, cayenne, seasoned salt, milk, and kosher salt. Whisk them well. After that, pour this mixture over the tots and sausages. Use the remaining of cheese to top the mixture.
- Get a foil to cover these mixtures and store it in refrigerator overnight.
- Preheat your oven up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Take the tater tot mixture from the refrigerator. After some moments, bake it for around 25 minutes.
- Remove the foil and bake them again for around 30 minutes.
- Remove from the oven. Cut the tater tot and serve it.
When you want to cook tater tot breakfast casserole, it is important to prepare long time. At least, the ingredients must be prepared a day ahead since the tater tots must be refrigerated also for a whole night. There are also two baking steps. These surely take time. However, the other details are easy to follow.
In the ingredients of tater tot breakfast casserole, it uses the spicy sausage. If you want to replace it with the other sausage, it is fine to do. The spicy sausage is only option to get extra flavor. Then, bacon may also be added as the combination of sausage.
When you love cheese, you are able to add more portions in its ingredients. So far, it uses the cheddar and pepper jack cheeses. These are enough to give you cheesy taste on the tater tots. These can be added or multiplied based on your preferences. Adding some garnish may also be fine to do when you want to make the tater tot breakfast casserole look nicer and more delicious.