- 8 medium potatoes, cooked, peeled, and hot
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1 teaspoon salt or 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
- 2 tablespoons finely minced onions (optional)
- vegetable oil
Tater tots are pieces of deep-fried, grated potatoes served as a side dish.
Finely shred or use a ricer while potatoes are still hot.
Stir in flour, salt, pepper and onion (if using).
Heat 1/4-in oil in heavy pan.
Form into small balls and drop in oil; fry until slightly golden.
Drain on paper towels, then freeze for tater tot casseroles or to serve alone.
When ready to serve, remove from freezer.
Bake in single layers on a greased baking sheet; at 400 degrees until desired doneness.