Monday, May 19, 2014

Southwest Egg and Tater Tot Casserole

This casserole is delicious and easy to make. But then again anything with tater tots and cheese is delicious right?

Southwest Egg and Tater Tot Casserole


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 12 eggs
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 30 ounce bag tater tots


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter. Sauté the onions and peppers for 5-7 minutes or until soft.
  3. In a large bowl whisk the eggs to break up the yolks. Season with black pepper.
  4. Add in the cooked veggies and 1 cup cheese, stir to combine. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  5. Place tater tots into the egg mixture and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the cheese is melted and eggs are completely cooked.

Serves: 6
Calories: 429
Total Fat: 28.3g
   Saturated: 11.7g
   Polyunsaturated: 1.4g
   Monounsaturated: 2.8g
   Trans: 0g
Cholesterol: 410mg
Sodium: 534.2mg
Potassium: 224.2mg
Total Carbs: 18.3g
   Dietary Fiber: 2.2g
   Sugars: 3.1g
Protein: 20.9g
Vitamin A: 34.2%
Vitamin C: 44.1%
Calcium: 24.9%
Iron: 12.1%
*The nutritional information will vary slightly depending on the brands you use.
*Adapted from Lauren's Latest.

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