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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 pound hot or mild breakfast sausage
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 12 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 32- oz. bag frozen potato tots
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese blend divided
  • 1 jalapeño sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add sausage and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes. Add onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, hot sauce, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Arrange tots in an even layer in a lightly greased 3-quart baking dish. Top with 1 cup cheese and the sausage mixture. Pour egg mixture evenly over tots and top with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  3. Bake until set in the middle, 50 to 55 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Top with jalapeño and chives.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from: Grandjean, Paige. "Potato Tot Breakfast Casserole." Real Simple. November 2017.