Cheesy Tater Tots

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Gluten-free and cheesy



  • 1.5 pounds potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup oil


  1. Wash and peel potatoes. Cube potato and put into a pot of boiling water. Cook potatoes for 10 minutes or until potatoes are just barely cooked.

  2. Use a grater or food processor to shred the potato cubes. Use a cheese cloth or towel to make sure the potatoes are rid of as much water as possible.

  3. Combine potatoes, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, cornstarch,  oregano, and cheese. 

  4. Shape potato mixture into tater tot shapes.

  5. Heat oil in a pan or pot. Once hot, fry tater tots until the outsides are browned, about 4 minutes per side. 

  6. Once the tater tots are fried, place on paper towels to drain.