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Loaded Tater Tot Nachos

When it comes to comfort food it doesn't get much better than a plateful of these spicy tater tot nachos. Loaded with four-bean chili, cheddar cheese and a whole lot of deliciousness there sure to please your friends and family!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, mexican-american
Keyword: game day food, nachos, tater tots
Servings: 6
Calories: 394kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley

Ingredients

Pickled Jalapeños 

  • 4 Jalapeños  sliced
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 clove garlic sliced
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Lime Crema

  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • juice from one lime
  • sea salt to taste

Tater Tot Nachos

  • 4 cups tater tots
  • 1 cup chili with beans your favorite canned variety or homemade
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes sliced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 bunch scallions sliced
  • 1 tbsp cilantro finely chopped

Instructions

Pickled Jalapeños 

  • In a small saucepan combine the vinegar, water, garlic, sugar, and salt and bring to a boil.
  • Add the sliced jalapeños to the pickling mixture stirring well. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the jalapeños from the liquid storing with the liquid in a jar with a lid. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Lime Crema

  • Mix sour cream, heavy cream, sea salt and lime juice together in a small bowl.  Allow it to sit unrefrigerated for 90 minutes.   Cover and refrigerate until needed

Tater Tot Nachos

  • Preheat oven to 450-degree F.
  • Place tater tots on a sheet pan lined with parchment into the preheated oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until crunchy.
  • Carefully mound the crispy tater tots on the parchment sheet.
  • Mix in the grape tomato halves.
  • Add heated chili to the tots, then top with shredded cheddar.
  • Place back into the 450-degree F oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • Carefully remove the parchment sheet from the baking pan and slide the Tot Nachos onto your serving dish.
  • Garnish with pickled jalapeños, diced bacon, scallions, cilantro and lime crema.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1181mg | Potassium: 551mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 2mg