4-Ingredient Cheesy Tater Tot Poutine

Gooey, crispy, golden and oh-so cheesy! Oven fried tater tots topped with a thick beef gravy, melted cheese curds and fresh chives. A traditional French-Canadian dish turned quick and easy. One-pan perfection that’s hot and ready in 30 minutes!

So, I told you about the dreamy bowl of pasta in Boston, the crispy pickles in Texas, and the fried dough in Vermont. This summer seems to be full of food-inspired stories!

But, I haven’t yet touched on my most mouthwatering new discovery! Crunchy, salty, melt-in-your-mouth and cheesy, absolutely addictive: Tater Tot Poutine, folks. She’s here and she’s beautiful.  Fast, fuss-free prep in 5 minutes, and ready for ravaging in just 25 minutes. I dare you not to devour these crispy, gooey morsels hot off the pan!

This is a quick and easy take on the French-Canadian classic dish made with French fries, cheese curds and a thick beef gravy. Instead of time consuming, we’re going for consuming this poutine FAST, with maximum flavor. Sounds to good to be true, right?

Forgive me for I have sinned: I may or may not have devoured most of this tray after its glamour shots.

You heard the confession here first, people. Plain and simple, I had no idea I would love this as much as I did.

This dish is a flavor bomb! 💣 Come follow along, and let’s cook a piping hot pan-full of poutine. 🔥


Ready to make your own 4-Ingredient Cheesy Tater Tot Poutine?

• Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

• Spread tater tots evenly on baking sheet. Bake for 25-20 minutes, until golden and crisp.

• Meanwhile, heat gravy in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add a little water to thin, if desired.

• Remove tots from oven and sprinkle with cheese curds. Pour gravy evenly on top.

• Top with chopped chives and serve immediately.

Keep reading for full ingredient list + recipe, below

Craving more crispy tots + fries? Try these recipes!

BBQ Bacon Wrapped Tater Tot Bites

Cheesy Loaded Nacho Tater Tots

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Bacon + Eggs Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Crispy Oven-Baked Potato Fries

Super easy, right? You could even say this quick fix makes tater tots look elegant!

This 30-minute dish has become our cozy night in go-to, when cooking seems like a chore (yes, even around here we have those nights). When craving something hot, cheesy, salty and semi-homemade, poutine always hits the spot. This extra-crispy oven baked goodness is perfect as a party appetizer, side dish, or a quick way to level up your traditional tots.

I hope you enjoy the recipe. Please feel free to leave a comment and a star rating below, if you try it at home!

4-Ingredient Tater Tot Poutine

4-Ingredient Tater Tot Poutine

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 32 oz. package tater tots, french fries work, too!
  • 2 cups beef gravy, homemade or store-bought (12 oz. jar)
  • 8 oz. cheese curds
  • Fresh chives, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Spread tater tots evenly on baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes, until golden and crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, heat gravy in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add a little water to thin, if desired.
  4. Remove tots from oven and sprinkle with cheese curds. Pour hot gravy evenly on top.
  5. Sprinkle with chopped chives and serve immediately.
  6. Enjoy!

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  1. 5 stars
    So delicious!

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