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Tater tot breakfast casserole topped with bacon and green onions.

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

This tater tot breakfast casserole is made with bacon, eggs, veggies, potato tots and plenty of cheese, all baked together to create a hearty and delicious meal. The perfect casserole for any breakfast or brunch gathering, and it always gets rave reviews!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Calories 447kcal
Author Sara Welch



  • 1 pound bacon coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion finely diced
  • 3/4 cup bell peppers chopped, can use red, green or both
  • 32 ounces tater tots
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided use
  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray.
  • Place the bacon in a large pan over medium high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the bacon is browned and crispy, 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove the bacon from the pan. Drain off excess grease, leaving about 2 teaspoons of grease in the pan.
  • Place the onions and bell peppers in the pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until tender.
  • Place the tater tots in a large bowl. Add 3/4 of the bacon, the peppers and onions, and 1 1/4 cups of cheese. Toss gently to combine. Reserve the remaining bacon for later use.
  • Spread the tater tot mixture into the baking pan.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, salt and pepper until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour the egg mixture over the tater tot mixture.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until center is set.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Top with reserved bacon and green onions, then serve.



Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Sodium: 1356mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g