Add to GuideAsk a Question

How to Make Tater Tots from Scratch

Category Vegetables
These popular fried potato balls can be made at home.This is a guide about how to make tater tots from scratch.
Ad

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

By 1 found this helpful
January 2, 2011

How do you make tater tots from scratch?

By Eda

Answers

January 7, 20111 found this helpful
Best Answer

Tater Tots
Time 5 minutes
Serves 6
Ingredients
------------------

8 medium potatoes, peeled
4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 dash pepper
1 tsp. salt
vegetable oil for frying

How to make it
--------------------

Finely shred potatoes, then drain by placing them in a colander and pressing out the liquid.
Pour potatoes into a med sized bowl.
Stir in flour, salt, and pepper.
Heat 1/4" oil in heavy pan, or use deep fryer set at 350F.
Form into "tots" and carefully drop into oil.
Fry until slightly golden.
Drain on paper towels.
Serve hot or freeze for later use in tater tot casserole.
*To reduce fat, bake in single layer on a baking sheet at 400F until tots are crisp and golden.

Love,
Jodi

Reply Was this helpful? 1
Answer this Question...

Archives

ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet. These are archives of older discussions.

January 2, 20110 found this helpful

How would you make Tater Tots?

By robin from Ozark, MO

Answers:

How to Make Tater Tots from Scratch

Here are some homemade tater tot recipes. They are more or less made as balls since the official Tater Tot is actually extruded with a machine. One recipe does form it in a cigar shape and then cut. Maybe that would make it more TT looking.

Ad


macheesmo.com

ajc.com

weeklygeekshow.com

recipezaar.com

grouprecipes.com

budget101.com

and a video of a more gourmet version:

how2heroes.com

From Wikipedia:
Tater Tots were first created in 1953 when Ore-Ida founders F. Nephi Grigg and Golden Grigg were trying to figure out what to do with left over slivers of cut up potatoes. They came up with the novel idea of chopping up the potato slivers, adding flour and seasoning, then pushing the mash through holes and slicing off pieces of what came out on the other side. (02/01/2010)

By KL

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes VegetablesSeptember 23, 2017
Guides
More
🐛
Pest Control
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by ThriftyFun.

Generated 2018/04/24 15:28:42 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!