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How To Make Pizza Tots With Pepperoni & Mozzarella

pizza tots with mozzarella and pepperoni on a blue plate

Almost everyone loves pizza. And almost everyone loves tater tots. So it only makes sense that people would love Pizza Tots – a delicious combination of two classic comfort foods. If you’re looking for something simple to serve in your home, give these tots a try!

You may also enjoy these Heart Shaped Mini Pizzas!

Ingredients Needed

ingredients for pizza tots
  • 1 Bag Tater Tots – This is such a simple ingredient, yet it will be transformed whenever you add the toppings!
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese – You can’t make Pizza Tots without cheese! If you need to, you can use dairy free cheese.
  • Pizza Sauce – The pizza sauce is what helps bring this recipe to life! You can use store bought or homemade pizza sauce for this dish.
  • Pepperoni – The pepperoni isn’t necessary, but you can add it if you’d like! I personally love a lot of pepperoni on my Pizza Tots.

How to Make Pizza Tots

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lay out tater tots onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake tater tots for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Layer with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni.
  • Place back into the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Serve & enjoy.

FAQs for Pizza Tots

What are Pizza Tots? Pizza Tots are oven-baked tater tots that are topped with pepperoni, cheese, and marinara sauce.

What are the ingredients for Pizza Tots? The ingredients for Pizza Tots are pepperoni, cheese, tater tots, and marinara sauce.

Can I freeze Pizza Tots? Frozen Pizza Tots are one of the best discoveries out there. Make a bunch now and freeze them for later!

What other toppings can I add to Pizza Tots? You can add almost any topping to your Pizza Tots – from bacon and sausage to bell peppers and onions. Experiment with different combinations until you find your favorite!

Pizza Tots Variation Options

adding mozzarella to pizza tots

Let’s be honest, not every family loves the same thing. You can still make these Pizza Tots at home and change them up to how your family would like them! Check out these Pizza Tot variation options:

  • Bacon and Sausage Pizza Tots: Add bacon and sausage to the recipe for a delicious savory dish.
  • Hawaiian Pizza Tots: Add pineapple and ham to the recipe for a classic pizza flavor.
  • Vegetarian Pizza Tots: Add bell peppers, onions, and other vegetables to the recipe for a meatless dish.

Other Pizza Recipes to Try

pizza tots on a sheet pan and a blue plate
Pizza Tots

Pizza Tots

Pizza Tots are a type of oven baked tater tot that is topped with pepperoni, cheese, and marinara sauce. A popular dish in the southern United States and Canada, it can be served as an appetizer or side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 Bag Tater Tots
  • 8oz Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Pizza Sauce
  • Pepperoni

Instructions

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Lay out tater tots onto a baking sheet.
    3. Bake tater tots for 10 minutes.
    4. Remove from oven.
    5. Layer with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese and pepperoni.
    6. Place back into the oven for 10 minutes.
    7. Serve & enjoy.
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