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Tater Tot Chili Cheese Casserole

This Tater Tot Chili Cheese Casserole is one of our favorite ways to use chili. This casserole is always a family favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 171kcal


  • 2 cups chili
  • 2 cups tater tots
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Heat oven to 350.
  • Add chili to cover the bottom of a casserole dish.
  • Top the chili with frozen tater tots. Cook in oven for 20 minutes.
  • Carefully top casserole with shredded cheese and cook for an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Serve.


  • Add the chili to a freezer safe container. Top with tater tots and remove as much air as possible before freezing. Leave in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • To cook: Remove from freezer and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 45 minutes.
  • Remove foil, top with cheese, and then bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Serve.


  • Add chili to freezer safe bag. Remove air and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • To cook: Thaw chili in refrigerator overnight. Add chili to the crockpot and cook on low for 4 hours. Stir.
  • Top chili with tater tots and cook for an additional 2 hours. Cover with cheese, and cook for an additional hour.
  • Serve.


  1. Top with sour cream and fresh parsley for a creamier version of this casserole. 


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 1mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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