For a family-friendly breakfast or brunch, Southwest Tater Tots Bites deliver big flavor in a scrumptious bite-sized package.
48 frozen tater tots
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
1 tablespoon olive oil
8 ounces diced ham
1/2 cup diced sweet onion
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
¼ to ½ teaspoon chili powder
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 425F.
Toss tater tots in large bowl with cumin and sweet paprika. Spray cups of a 12-count muffin tin with cooking spray. Place 4 tots in each muffin tin. Bake for 10 minutes.
While baking, sauté ham, onion, red bell pepper and green bell pepper until softened. Add chili powder and cook one minute more.
Once baked, use a large spoon to gently push down the center of each cup to make a pocket. Fill the cup pockets with evenly with filling (about 1 Tablespoon each) then top evenly with shredded cheddar cheese. Bake for 15 more minutes or until cheese is melted.
Let cool in the pan five minutes then remove cups and cool on a wire rack or serve immediately.