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Overhead shot of Dorito Casserole topped with taco sauce, sour cream and green onions. There are two gold forks in the pictures and it is on a blue and white cloth.

Cheesy Dorito Casserole With Tater Tot Crust

  • Author: Homemade Salsa Recipe
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Casserole
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This Cheesy Dorito Casserole has a special surprise with its tater tot pie crust. There is a lot of comfort going on in this comfort taco dish and you should be making it today!


  • 4 servings of tater tots
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 Pound of Ground Burger
  • 1 Packet of Taco Seasoning or One Serving of Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • 4 Servings of Doritos, crushing with hand.
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese


  1. Thaw tater tots in a microwave or let them sit in the fridge overnight
  2. Preheat oven to 425° Fahrenheit
  3. In a large bowl, hand mix tots, egg, and flour until completely combined
  4. Add to a 9-inch pie pan and use your hand to flatten tater tot mixture down and edges until it forms like a pie crust
  5. Bake crust for 20 minutes
  6. While crust is baking, cook ground beef, and add taco seasoning per instructions.
  7. Mix beef, ¾ Doritos, and 1 ½ cups of cheese.
  8. After 20 minutes, remove crust and put filling in
  9. Bake another 20 minutes
  10. Remove and add final ¼ Doritos and ½ cup of cheese as a topping
  11. Bake for 5 more minutes to melt cheese.
  12. Remove and serve!


  • Top With any taco like ingredients you like. Green onion, taco sauce, and sour cream are featured.

Keywords: dorito casserole