Need a quick and easy recipe to pair with family dinner? These loaded tater tots on skewers put a fun twist on weeknight sides!
Easy Weeknight Recipes
How is it September already?! Seriously, this year is flying by, and I cannot believe school just started. With school starting, that means hectic days filled with homework. And with that, sometimes there’s just not enough time in the day to plan and cook a fancy dinner, and that’s okay! That’s why I’ve been having so much fun trying out some easy and delicious recipes that will go along with any dinner, and I’m so excited to share these loaded tater tots with you!
Easy Dinner Ideas
Dinnertime can definitely get hectic sometimes, and I usually whip up something completely on the spot. And these loaded tater tot skewers might just be my new favorite! The kids also love having these as afternoon snacks, and honestly they’re too good to turn down!
Loaded Tater Tot Ingredients
All you will need for these loaded tater tot skewers are tater tots, real bacon bits, cheese, green onions, ranch dressing (for dipping), and wooden skewers. That’s it!
How to Make Loaded Tater Tots
To make the skewers, microwave the tater tots for 30 seconds to soften a bit. Then thread the tater tots on the skewers, and place the skewers on a baking pan with parchment paper. Sprinkle the skewers with cheese and bacon, then put it in the oven to bake at 425 degrees for 20-25 minutes. When they are finished cooking, sprinkle green onion on the skewers, and they are ready to be served! Use the ranch as a dip, and you’ll have the tastiest weeknight dinner side!
Easy Dinner Recipe
My kids seriously love this tater tot skewer recipe! It has become one of their favorite dinner sides for the past month! I love that this recipe is super simple to make, and doesn’t involve many ingredients to make it delicious. Having an easy side makes sure I don’t spend too much time in the kitchen, since I’d rather be spending time with my kids! What meal do you think these skewers pair well with? I’d love to hear all about it in the comments below!
Loaded Tater Tots
- Tater tots
- Shredded cheese
- Green onion
- Bacon bits
- Ranch dressing
- Microwave the tater tots for 30 seconds to soften a bit.
- Thread the tater tots on the skewers, and place the skewers on a baking pan with parchment paper.
- Sprinkle the skewers with cheese and bacon, then put it in the oven to bake at 425 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
- When they are finished cooking, sprinkle green onion on the skewers, and they are ready to be served! Use the ranch as a dip.