Loaded Tater Tot Waffles
David Codney stops by the kitchen with the perfect dish to eat while watching Countdown to Christmas.

Ingredients for the waffles

  • One 16oz bag of frozen tater tots (can also use sweet potato tots)
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup diced white onion
  • ¼ cup sliced scallions
  • 4 strips of crispy bacon chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for the sour cream

  • ½ cup mayo
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 tblsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tblsp parsley, chopped
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tblsp chopped shallot
  • ½ tsp cracked pepper
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ lemon juiced


For the Tater Tot Waffles:
1. Mix the thawed tater tots in a bowl with all the ingredients.
2. Spray waffle iron with cooking spray.
3. Cook on the medium waffle setting. Make sure to have the waffle slightly overflowing.
4. Cook until finished.
5. Top with ranch sour cream, chives, scallions or chopped Jalapeños.

For the Sour Cream:
1. Mix and chill

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