11 Tater Tot Recipes To Celebrate National Tater Day, a.k.a. Your New Favorite Food Holiday

Say the words “tater tot recipes," and you have our full attention. Around here, we like tots. We like tots a whole lot. French fries are fine, but there's nothing more satisfying than popping a cute and tiny fried potato into your mouth, am I right? Especially when there's a sweet or spicy dipping sauce in the mix. And not that you needed another reason to eat tater tots, but there just happens to be an annual celebration for this very wonderful form of potato. So in honor of National Tater Day on March 31, here are all the delicious and rad ways to give your standard taters a top tot makeover.

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by Chrissa Hardy

Cheesy Breakfast Nacho Tots

Start your day with a hearty bowl of totchos!

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Grown Up Tater Tots

These look like potatoes that were stomped on by a small child, but they’re delicious and filling and much healthier without the fried exterior.

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Fried Chicken and Waffle Tots with Honey

Certainly a lot better than the Lay’s potato chip version. Also, HONEY.

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Roasted Pumpkin Chipotle Cheddar Tots with Avocado Blue Cheese Ranch

When dipped in the avocado blue cheese ranch dressing, these little nuggets of awesome are everything you never knew you needed in life.

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Curried Tater Tot-Stuffed Egg Rolls

A new take on tots that serves as a killer app.

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Irish Tater Nachos

St. Patrick’s Day might be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate with these Emerald Isle totchos.

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Sweet Potato Tater Tots with Sriracha Aioli

Sweet potatoes are healthier than regular potatoes, right? Or do we just tell ourselves that so we can eat more of them? Either way, you deserve a bucket of these.

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Churro Tots

Who said tots need to be a dinner dish? Now you can have them as dessert too!

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Asian BBQ Sticky Tater Tots with Sesame Seeds

These tots are a little spicy, a little sweet, and a lot yum.

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Totchos Supreme Burgers

Chips on a sandwich? That’s so 2014. Tots on a burger is what all the cool kids are doing.

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Broccoli and Cheese Tater Tot-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Anytime you stuff a tot into something else, know that it’s a decision you will never regret. Especially if there’s cheese.

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