What to Serve with Tater Tot Casserole

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If you’re a fan of comfort food, then the cheesy tater tot casserole is for you! This hearty casserole dish is a great way to bring everyone together around the dinner table, but you’ll need some side dishes for tater tot casserole for a complete meal!

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The golden brown layer of crispy tots combined with a creamy sauce pairs well with so many different types of sides.

This list of 15 options is easy to prepare, using simple ingredients readily available at your local grocery store. They add different flavors and textures, making a meal your whole family will love!

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1. Green Beans Almondine

A classic green bean casserole with a twist! Blanched green beans tossed with toasted almonds, garlic powder, and a hint of butter will add a crunchy and vibrant touch to your plate. Want another green bean option? Try our slow simmered Southern green beans.

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2. Roasted Peppers

Roasted red peppers sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, garlic salt, and black pepper create a burst of flavors that perfectly complements the richness of the casserole.

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3. Onion Rings

A side of crispy onion rings provides a delightful crunch, adding a great flavor contrast to the creamy tater tot casserole. Serve with a dipping sauce like remoulade sauce, copycat Zax sauce, or fries sauce.

4. Cheesy Hash Browns

Elevate your casserole game with a layer of cheesy hash browns. Mixing cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and garlic powder, these hash browns create an irresistible combination.

5. Fresh Butter Lettuce Salad

For a refreshing palate cleanser, a simple butter lettuce salad with a light vinaigrette is the perfect choice. It complements the cheesy casserole without overwhelming your taste buds.

6. Green Salad with Balsamic Glaze

A green salad drizzled with balsamic glaze adds a touch of acidity, balancing the richness of the tater tot casserole for a well-rounded meal.

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7. Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is a classic and easy side dish. Spread a mixture of butter, garlic powder, and parsley on a baguette, and bake until golden brown for a heavenly pairing.

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8. Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

Put a twist on classic fries with sweet potato wedges or fries. Seasoned with brown sugar and garlic powder, these fries are a delicious and healthier alternative.

9. Fruit Salad Extravaganza

A refreshing side of fruit salad with a mix of seasonal fruits adds a burst of sweetness, creating a perfect balance to the savory casserole. Watermelon salad is a favorite at our house.

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10. Creamy Green Bean Casserole

For a twist on the classic, whip up a creamy green bean casserole. A blend of cream of mushroom soup, green beans, and crispy fried onions creates a delightful side dish. You can make from-scratch green bean casserole as well.

11. Cowboy Baked Beans

Add a bit of Southern charm with cowboy baked beans. The flavor of the baked beans, enhanced with bacon grease and Worcestershire sauce, complements the heartiness of the casserole.

12. French Fries

Create your own fries at home with an air fryer. Toss them with your favorite seasonings, and enjoy crispy fries that pair perfectly with the cheesy tater tot casserole.

13. Tasty Taco Salad

A taco salad with ground beef or turkey, topped with lots of cheddar cheese and your favorite taco toppings, adds a Southwestern flair to your meal.

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14. Creamy Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Indulge your taste buds with a side of creamy mac ‘n’ cheese. The extra cheese and cheesy goodness make it a delightful addition to your casserole feast.

15. Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

For a touch of elegance, serve bacon-wrapped asparagus bundles. The combination of crisp bacon and tender asparagus provides a delightful contrast to the cheesy main course. Bacon wrapped green beans are another great option.

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