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Ground Beef Totchos

ground beef totchos Entree
Ground Beef Totchos
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

Pile your family's favorite nacho toppings high for a fun dinnertime twist, with Ground Beef Totchos. This incredibly customizable totchos recipe is an easy way to get everyone involved in mealtime. It's so simple in fact, you'll be able to have these loaded tater tot nachos on the table in 30 minutes. See what fun creations your family can come up with. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 5, 2020
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

Ingredients

2
bags (16 oz each) Cascadian Farm™ Spud Puppies™ organic frozen potatoes
1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (about 2 tablespoons)
3
tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
Shredded lettuce
Sour cream and guacamole, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil or cooking parchment paper. Place frozen potatoes on cookie sheet. Bake as directed on bag.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Add taco seasoning mix and water. Cook about 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 3
    Sprinkle potatoes with beef mixture and cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or just until cheese is melted. Top with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Swap out the ground beef for a can of drained, rinsed black beans for a vegetarian twist.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
1340mg
56%
Potassium
610mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
1g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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