Chicken Bacon Ranch Tater Tot Casserole


This cheesy and delicious Chicken Bacon Ranch Tater Tot Casserole is a family favorite that’s easy to make and packed with flavor. Kids and adults alike will love the combination of crispy tater tots, tender chicken, smoky bacon, creamy ranch and gooey cheese.

A Crowd-Pleasing Combo

The star ingredients – chicken, bacon, ranch and tater tots – create a winning flavor combo that appeals to even picky eaters. The rich, savory ranch pairs perfectly with the crispy, salty bacon. Mixed with melted cheese and chicken, every bite of this hearty bake is crave-worthy comfort food.

Simple Yet Satisfying

Part of what makes this recipe so great is that it comes together easily, with very little hands-on effort, yet yields restaurant-quality results. Simply mix up a few ingredients like canned soup, sour cream, and ranch packet until smooth and creamy. Toss in shredded rotisserie chicken so the meat gets coated in the sauce.

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Perfectly-Layered Components

Spread the cheesy chicken mixture into a baking dish, lay bacon strips on top, pile on tater tots and sprinkle extra cheese over everything. One easy bake yields a magnificent layered casserole with crispy, crunchy tots on top and saucy, creamy chicken underneath.

Customize It Your Way

Get creative with mix-ins like different shredded cheese varieties, sauteed veggies or swap out ingredients like chicken for ground beef. Ranch seasoning can be adjusted to taste or try swapping in buffalo sauce for a spicy kick. Top with scallions or tomato for extra flavor and color.

Easy Chicken Bacon Ranch Tater Tot Casserole

This sensational casserole brings together all your favorite flavors into one hearty and comforting dish the whole family will devour. Juicy chicken meets crispy bacon and smooth, creamy ranch, with a top layer of crunchy, golden tater tots and gooey melted cheese.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 5


  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 10.5 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp dry ranch seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese
  • 4 slices cooked crumbled bacon
  • 5 cups frozen tater tots
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 9×13 baking dish.
  • In a bowl, mix chicken, soup, sour cream, milk, ranch seasoning and 1 cup cheese.
  • Transfer mixture to baking dish, spreading evenly.
  • Sprinkle with half the bacon pieces.
  • Arrange tater tots in even layer on top.
  • Bake 30 minutes. Top with remaining cheese, bake 10 minutes more.
  • Top with remaining bacon and green onions before serving.


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