Frozen Tater Tots Ranked From Worst To Best - Mashed (2023)

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ByMelis Amber/Updated: May 20, 2023 7:06 pm EST

How different can frozen tater tots really be? With so many brands out there, this is a fair question and one we asked ourselves before embarking on this tater journey. The answer? Very. Truth be told, we were pretty shocked by just how much variety in taste and quality there was among products that all more or less contained the same ingredients.

While this is a list of tater tots, if we were to rank only products technically named tater tots, we would be comparing Ore-Ida's assorted products. That's because while tater tots is often used as a generic term, the name is actually a registered trademark, first logged in 1957. So, other brands have gotten creative (or, in some cases, really uncreative) in how they name their tater tots. And it makes sense that so many brands have gotten in on the tater tot game, seeing as Americans eat so many of them on their own and in a variety of unique dishes. Since it would not be much fun to rank only Ore-Ida tots, we have gone with the generic usage of the term.

As for how we determined our ranking, we prepared each tot according to the package oven directions. Then, we tried each sans accoutrements before dipping each in ketchup and then in ranch. Each tot's final score and placement are holistic, factoring in taste, texture, and condiment compatibility. Without further "spudo," these are 12 frozen tater tots, ranked from worst to best.

12. TJ Farms Select® Tater Rounds

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With a brand slogan promising "Where great taste is expected," we are disappointed to give these a rating of 2 out of 10. The bottom line is that TJ Farms Select®Tater Rounds are dead last because they taste like they are fried in the same oil as fish. Beyond that, the seasoning the brand uses is salt, and these tots are not super flavorful, nor did they brown up. And, unfortunately, the condiments did nothing to improve that fishy fragrance. And not that nutrition is something we care that much about when it comes to tater tots, but just 3 ounces of tots has 10 grams of fat and 170 calories. We are not sure such a bland-yet-nasty tot ought to be worth the 15 minutes of "vigorous jumping jacks" it would take to burn them off.

These tater rounds do have some things going for them, though. They come in a 2-pound bag, so if you need to serve up a large quantity (of mediocre tots), they're an affordable option. We picked up a bag at our local Lucky Supermarket (Albertsons) for $4.99, meaning these were under $0.16 an ounce. On top of that, the interior texture was decent, neither too mushy nor hash-brown-like.

11. Signature Select Tater Puffs™

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This brand's slogan is Signature Select quality guaranteed, which does not bode well for its other products, considering we give these a rating of 3 out of 10.Another tot with an inexplicable aftertaste, theSignature Select Tater Puffs™ are reminiscent of plastic. We are unsure whether something from the packaging leaked into the tater puff or that's just its natural state, but whatever it is, it is just unpleasant. These contain onion powder, salt, and spice, but those flavors don't come through.

The only saving grace is that the sweetness of ketchup somewhat masks that off-putting taste, and a strong ranch dressing completely overtakes the plastic flavor. Even though there are added spices in the ingredient list, we couldn't discern them. So, if you are stuck with these, do not forget the condiments. Texturally, these remind us of hash browns. That is not what we are looking for in tater tots. We want a noticeable difference between the exterior and the interior, which is just not there.

Because we do not want to be totally negative, we can tell you the few pros these tots have. Being a store brand at a national chain, these are pretty widely available and even come in an 80-ounce bag. So, if you need a lot of tots on the cheap and do not particularly care whether they taste great, these still might be a good option. They're also certified kosher.

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10. Lamb Weston® Tater Puffs®

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Lamb Weston claims that it is "seeing possibilities in potatoes." The reason that Lamb Weston® Tater Puffs®are ranked so low — we give them 3.5 out of 10 — is their weird texture. Seasoned with salt, these are somewhat reminiscent of a croquette but not in a good way. The exterior is super crispy and golden in the way that a tater tot should be, but the interior is mushy like mashed potatoes. When both textures hit our tongues, it creates a very displeasing dichotomy. That said, the light, salty flavor is pleasant and complements the ketchup just fine. These spuds are better with ranch, though — probably because they are so similar to mashed potatoes.

The brand advertises its product to restaurants, saying they are microwave reheatable and will retain their crispiness even after being nuked. We did not try it, so we cannot verify that, but we do know we would be displeased to be served these in a restaurant. These tater puffs are certified halal.

At the end of the day, the only reason these tater tots did not lose this entire ranking is that the other two products that fared below this one had super funky aftertastes. Otherwise, these are some of the worst tots we have ever had.

9. Happy Belly Tater Bites

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Happy Belly's slogans are "A tasty way to save" and "Feed every day with joy." Do these tots live up to that?Though they ranked low and are seasoned with onion powder and salt, these are some flavorful tater tots. The spices that Happy Belly (Amazon Fresh's store brand) uses to season these Frozen Tater Bites are robust but not overpowering and complement the potato really well. Unfortunately, these are some soft and mushy tots, leading to us giving them a rating of 5 out of 10. They do not crisp up nearly enough in the recommended cooking time. They are too mushy to make sense with ketchup but are slightly better with ranch.

In our area these were $0.12 per ounce, making them one of the more affordable options on this list. They are also certified kosher. Perhaps if you give them a deep fry or prepare them in the air fryer, you would have better luck with crispiness (or try using them as a shortcut for mini latkes). But since we wanted to try everything on a level playing field, that is not how we graded; as it stands, these were just slightly worse than middle-of-the-road tater tots.

8. Trader Joe's Trader Potato Tots

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Even though some Redditors think Trader Joe's missed the mark when naming its potato tots, we are more concerned that it missed the mark when making them. We give these tots a 6 out of 10. The preeminent thought we have when eating these? Dry. The next is salty (which is the only seasoning these tots have). Considering the high fat content and calorie count (11 grams and 190 calories for 10 tots), we are surprised by how dry they are. Maybe the salt sucked up all the oil. Is that even scientifically possible? On top of those texture issues, these are more like hash browns. Hash browns are more or less the same on the inside and outside. These tots did improve with ketchup and ranch but not enough to rank higher on the list.

Of note, these are some of the few tots on the list to be labeled vegan and/or gluten-free, even if none of the others have any ostensible animal or gluten ingredients. However, that is just not enough to earn Trader Joe's Trader Potato Tots a higher ranking. People who follow special diets deserve good food, too. And we know that Trader Joe's can put out some of the best vegan foods. Try harder, Joe.

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7. 365 Tater Puffs®

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The 365 by Whole Foods Tater Puffs® are just fine, which is why they rank in the middle of our taste test at a 6 out of 10. The texture is a bit too hash-brown-like for us, but the small size and subtle flavor of sea salt make us think these would be good for children. They are especially good with ketchup, another point in their kid-friendly favor. Unfortunately, they are a little bland for our adult taste buds (though the small size is fun).

If you are looking for an adorably petite tater tot, this would be a good choice, but if you seek something tastier, these are not worth it. Even if you are searching for a product without genetically modified organisms (GMO), there are better options. That said, with Whole Foods in nearly every state and delivery available through Amazon, these may be easier to procure than other non-GMO options. We just believe that non-GMO should not equate to less flavor. In addition to being labeled non-GMO, these are labeled vegan and USDA Organic.

6. Cascadian Farm Organic Spud Puppies

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Of its tots, Cascadian Farm Organic says, "​Kids love 'em, and adults crave 'em!" But availability is the deciding factor that putsCascadian Farm Organic Spud Puppies™ in sixth place instead of fifth, with a rating of 7 out of 10. You may not be able to find these at your neighborhood supermarket chain. And while they are good, we are not sure they are good enough to warrant a trip to the next town over to pick them up. If you happen upon them and they are on sale, they won't do you wrong.

These certified USDA Organic Spud Puppies have a cute name and a crispy exterior. They brown up pretty nicely but don't have quite as much flavor as we would like (they are seasoned only with salt). Because they are primarily organic, we were expecting a very potato-forward tot, but these just don't deliver. And not to put too fine a point on it, while they are perfectly serviceable, we won't be craving them any time soon.

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Started in 1972 and now owned by General Mills,Cascadian Farm Organic makes a lot of different products, not limited to potatoes or even frozen fruits and veggies. The company specializes in granola and cereal-based foods.

5. Ore-Ida Golden Extra Crispy Tater Tots™

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Ore-Ida is the O.G. of tater tots. Its slogan is, "Potatoes done perfect since 1952."We decided to go with the Extra Crispy Tater Tots™ because that is what we could find. Though these tots have more seasonings — dehydrated onion, garlic powder, salt, and celery seed — than many of the other ones we tried, the prominent flavor we taste is salt. Although not as extra crispy as promised, the interior texture on these spuds is great. It is smooth but not mushy. The tater tots also complement both the ketchup and the ranch really well. We give them a 7.5 out of 10.

Any of the top five on our list should be crowd-pleasers. What Ore-Ida has going for it is brand recognition. And if you like trivia, there's probably plenty you didn't know about its tots, such as the fact that they didn't start selling well until the company increased the price (these days Ore-Ida is pretty much middle of the pack in terms of pricing). Tater Tots™ are also pretty low calorie when compared to competitors. Twelve pieces contain 130 calories and 9 grams of fat. These are labeled as gluten-free and kosher.

4. Great Value Taters (Seasoned Shredded Potatoes)

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Walmart was not kidding when it named its store brand Great Value. Or, at the very least, that is true for its Great Value Taters (Seasoned Shredded Potatoes). We paid $2.82 for a 2-pound bag — that is just under $0.09 per ounce. But the low price is not why we are saying these are a great value or why they ended up at No. 4 on our list. No, these tots are great — a solid 8 out of 10.

When eaten plain, the tots have an onion and white pepper flavor that is subtle, but having these taters with ketchup brings that to the forefront. Ranch neither enhances nor detracts from their taste, as the dressing already has its own intense aromatics.But where these taters genuinely shine is the texture. The outside is wonderfully crispy, while the inside is fluffy and smooth without being overly creamy.

You honestly could feed a crowd some wonderfully tasting spuds for not a lot of money with these guys. They are almost perfect. The only reason they did not rank higher is that the top three potatoes tasted better.

3. McCain Quick Cook Tasti Taters®

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McCain says, "Serve our Tasti Taters®, made from 100% real potatoes, and watch your tots gobble them up!" Tasty indeed! Out of 10, we give them an 8.5.McCain Quick Cook Tasti Taters® are super potato-forward, making them great with ketchup. From the tagline, it's clear that kids are the target Tasti Tater® audience, and the flavor backs that up. That's not to say adults will not like them — we obviously did. Just don't expect any bold seasonings here, only salt. Texturally, these are also winners; they are wonderfully crispy on the outside and not too smooth or creamy on the inside. These are not hash browns or mashed potatoes masquerading as tater tots.

McCain products are widely available throughout the United States and the world. The company states on its website, "Today, with the hard work of over 20,000 employees across six continents, one in every three fries in the world is a McCain fry." You can find a local retailer using the company's website, which is good because McCain makes nearly two dozen products, and we can't wait to try them all. On its FAQ page, McCain states it does not use any hydrogenated oils, so if that concerns you, Tasti Taters® are an excellent choice. They are also certified kosher.

2. Sprouts Organic Potato Bites

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Coming in at No. 2 are Sprouts Organic Potato Bites with a rating of 9 out of 10. These tater tots are so delicious that the taste compensates for their slightly hash-browny texture. These reminded us almost of fresh potatoes, and they cooked up a nice golden color. Seasoned with sea salt, Sprouts Organic Potato Bites are not too salty and are great with ketchup and ranch. If you are feeding tots to your kiddos and looking for a USDA Organic option, these are excellent. They have that familiar taste and texture and would be great in an easy tater-tot casserole recipe, too.

The biggest downside to these potato bites is availability. Founded in 2002, Sprouts Famers Market has fewer than 400 locations across 23 states, mainly across the southern half of the country. If you're lucky enough to live near a store, you should definitely run to pick up a bag.

1. Alexia Organic Yukon Select Puffs

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Alexia describes its product as"Organic Yukon Select potatoes in a delicious lightly seasoned bite-sized puff."These were hands down the best, with a 9.5 out of 10. Alexia Organic Yukon Select Puffs taste rich and buttery, no doubt due to using Yukon gold potatoes and sea salt. It's a bold choice that leads to a substantial payoff. These potato-forward, "grown-up" tater tots may not be as pleasing to your little ones as they are for our palates. But hey, we all have to grow up sometime, and who says tater tots can't be a part of that journey?

The exterior of these tots is crispy and turns a gorgeous gold color. The inside is fluffy with a hint of smoothness. Ketchup complements them nicely. But one word of warning: Don't eat these with ranch; it totally kills the sophisticated flavor the tots have going on. As a nice, surprising bonus, these are the healthiest tater tots of the bunch nutrition-wise. Fourteen pieces contain 100 calories and 4 grams of fat. They are alsoUSDA Organic, non-GMO, and kosher.

Alexia makes a swathe of potato products including sweet potato puffs and waffle-cut fries that we can't wait to try. While Alexia products are widely available throughout the country, the stores where you can get them vary, so check out the company website before embarking on your tater journey. The company also states that it produces its products sustainably, which is awesome.


Frozen Tater Tots Ranked From Worst To Best - Mashed? ›

Warning: There's absolutely nothing healthy or nutritionally redeeming about “tater tots.” They're straight up junk food, loaded with fat and salt. But they're also crispy, salty and simply irresistible — no matter what your age.

Are tater tots junk food? ›

Warning: There's absolutely nothing healthy or nutritionally redeeming about “tater tots.” They're straight up junk food, loaded with fat and salt. But they're also crispy, salty and simply irresistible — no matter what your age.

Are frozen tater tots already deep-fried? ›

There's no need to add extra oil to frozen tater tots. They are already deep fried before freezing, so they will release plenty of oil to crisp up as they cook. What are tater tots?

Are there healthy tater tots? ›

Robin's healthy tater tots are baked and have zero fat and fewer calories than the classic deep-fried potato.

Are frozen tater tots safe to eat? ›

Fries, Tots, Hashbrowns

French fries, tater tots, and hash browns can keep in the freezer for six to 12 months. While like other frozen foods they will keep after that but to maintain flavor and texture try and eat them within the one-year mark.

Are tater tots more unhealthy than fries? ›

Fries vs Tater Tots

A serving of tater tots (86 grams) has 160 calories and 8 grams of fat, but packs a whopping 420 milligrams of sodium. While fries do have more calories and fat than tater tots, the extraordinary increase in sodium in tots makes fries the healthier choice — barely.

Are tater tots highly processed? ›

This product is highly processed. If you'll take a look at its ingredient list, you'll discover new words to add to your vocabulary. Many of these ingredients are required to increase the shelf life of the product and improve the flavor that disappears when food is not fresh.

Why are tater tots so greasy? ›

But tater tots are traditionally fried in oil, making them greasy and too soft. This also makes them very high in calories and fat.

How do I get the crispiest tater tots? ›

A slightly longer cook time makes the most delicious difference in both the taste and texture of tater tots. A longer cook time will cause the tots to shrink and dry out a little, which makes them even crispier all around on the outside with a potato-y center that's more dense and creamy.

How to make soggy tater tots crispy? ›

Air Fry. Cook the tater tots for 12 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit, tossing the tots every 4 minutes. Add an additional 1-2 minutes for extra crispy tots.

What's the best tater tots? ›

Nutrition info refers to 3 ounces or about 10 tots.
  • Lamb Weston Grown In Idaho Super Crispy Tots. ...
  • Cascadian Farm Organic Spud Puppies. ...
  • 365 Whole Foods Puffs. ...
  • First Street Tater Treats. ...
  • Ore-Ida Extra Crispy Golden Tater Tots. ...
  • Market Pantry Crispy Potato Puffs. ...
  • Alexia Crispy Seasoned Potato Puffs.
Mar 21, 2023

Are tater tots real potatoes? ›

Tater tots are grated potatoes formed into small cylinders and deep-fried, often served as a side dish. The name "tater tot" is a registered trademark of the American frozen food company Ore-Ida, but is often used as a generic term. "Tater" is short for potato.

Are air fried tater tots bad? ›

Yes! Tater tots are healthier in the air fryer because they are not deep fried. Unlike cooking tater tots in the oven, they require less oil when cooking in the air fryer basket which allows the air to circulate around them as they cook.

What are the black spots in frozen tater tots? ›

Black spots in potatoes are mostly attributed to internal bruises or the result of sugar concentrations brought on by any of several pre or post-harvest conditions and are generally harmless.

Are tater tots hard to digest? ›

Potatoes are easy to digest as long as they are cooked until soft with the peel removed. A medium-sized potato cooked with its skin intact contains almost 4 grams of fiber, while the same potato peeled before cooking has about 2 grams. Boil, bake or microwave your potatoes and serve them with minimal fat.

Do you thaw tater tots before frying? ›

Don't thaw the tater tots.

Tater tots cook best right from the freezer, so there's no need to thaw them before throwing them in the air fryer. Cook them in batches if you're cooking a lot of tots. The tater tots will cook best when they're spread in a single layer, with a bit of space in between.

Which is the unhealthiest order of fries? ›

But, alas, the fresh-cut potatoes, fried in peanut oil, were named the Worst Regular Order of Fries. The nutritional breakdown of a large order: 1,464 calories, 71 g fat (14 g saturated) and 213 mg sodium.

Which is healthier fries or mashed potatoes? ›

One-half cup of mashed potatoes with milk and butter contains about 110 calories and 4 ounces (a medium order) of French fries has close to 400 calories.

Which is worse French fries or mac and cheese? ›

Mac and Cheese

But this dairy-laden pasta is just as bad as French fries when you look at the numbers. The average side order at chain restaurants has 436 calories, 24 grams of fat, 12 grams of saturated fat and 1,082 milligrams of sodium.

What chemicals are in tater tots? ›


Are cauliflower tots better for you than tater tots? ›

Cauliflower tots are arguably less healthy than tater tots

And in that smaller serving, you're getting the same amount of total fat (7 g) and double the saturated fat (1 g vs. 0.5 g). The cauliflower also has more sodium (310 mg vs. 290 mg per serving), plus two grams of sugar as opposed to the sugar-free classic tots.

Are cauliflower tots healthier than tater tots? ›

CAULIFLOWER TOTS are the less-carby, healthier version of tater tots and they're made with simple ingredients. We serve these up with ketchup or ranch dressing and they're always a hit.

Why do tater tots make me sick? ›

Potato allergies or intolerances may upset the digestive system as the potato substances travel through the body. Symptoms of digestive issues caused by a potato allergy or intolerance include: nausea or vomiting.

Why are my tater tots Gray? ›

After you remove potatoes from the cooking water, ferri-chlorogenic acid slowly mixes with oxygen, creating a color that can range from gray to black to purple to bluish. The color change is gradual.

Does Sonic deep fry their tater tots? ›

Any ways on the slight chance, you don't know what a Tot is, it is a formed cylinder of diced potatoes deep-fried in oil. Sonic's Tots are deep-fried to crispy, but not quite crunchy.

Is it better to put tater tots in the air fryer or deep fryer? ›

Air fryer tater tots are healthier than traditional deep-fried tater tots because they require less oil to cook. Some air fryer tater tots can be cooked with no oil at all! This means that they have fewer calories and less fat than their deep-fried counterparts.

What is the English version of tater tots? ›

Here in the UK you won't find 'tater tots' in the supermarkets. However you will find hash browns which are basically tater tots formed into a larger, usually triangle shape. In recent years, supermarkets have started stocking mini hash browns. These are almost identical to tater tots and perfect for this recipe.

How do you make tater tots crispy in the microwave? ›

  1. Spray the microwave grilled cheese sandwich maker with cooking spray (or wipe down with a paper towel dipped in vegetable oil.
  2. Add the tater tots in a row.
  3. Sprinkle with salt.
  4. Microwave on high power for 5-6 minutes until crispy.
Jun 4, 2020

How do you cook frozen tater tots? ›

Cooking Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Arrange frozen Tater Tots in a single layer on an 11 inch x 17 inch baking sheet.
  3. Heat for 20-24 minutes cook to a light golden color. Season to taste.

What makes fat crispy? ›

Pay particular attention to getting the oil and salt into the score marks. The salt reacting with the fat is what causes crackling to puff up and become crisp.

Are hash browns and tater tots the same thing? ›

no. tater tots are pieces smashed together and has browns are slivers of potato that are loose ... while they may come in pre-made disks (as in McDonald's hashbrowns), they are not the same as tator tots. the consistency is all different.

Are McDonald's hash browns tater tots? ›

Sort of. Both are shredded potatoes fried. Tater tots are formed into little pods like. Hash browns are flat and spread out.

What do Australians call tater tots? ›

The term “tater tot” is a proprietary name owned by Ore-Ida. In Australia, tots are widely called “potato gems,” and non-Ore-Ida brands have called them “tater treats,” “tasti taters,” “potato crunchies,” and “spud puppies.” Ore-Ida's website calls these imposters “imi-taters.”

Which state invented tater tots? ›

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — When brothers Golden and Francis Nephi “Neef” Grigg began renting a frozen foods plant in the tiny Idaho border town of Ontario, Oregon, in 1949, they were hoping to expand their existing frozen corn business to include potatoes.

Can vegans eat tater tots? ›

With the lack of animal products not bearing any weight on making a decent batch of tots, tater tots are usually vegan. Overall, as long as you pay close attention to the oil that the tots are fried in and the seasonings, most tater tots fit vegan criteria.

Is air fryer worse than frying? ›

By most measures, air frying is healthier than frying in oil. It cuts calories by 70% to 80% and has a lot less fat. This cooking method might also cut down on some of the other harmful effects of oil frying.

What cannot be cooked in air fryer? ›

8 Things You Probably Shouldn't Cook in an Air Fryer
  1. Battered foods. Avoid placing wet batter in the air fryer. ...
  2. Fresh greens. Leafy greens like spinach will cook unevenly because the machine uses high-speed air. ...
  3. Whole roasts. ...
  4. Cheese. ...
  5. Raw grains. ...
  6. Hamburgers. ...
  7. Toast. ...
  8. Popcorn.
Feb 23, 2023

Why is air frying unhealthy? ›

Air-frying equipment is not known to cause cancer, but the process of air frying does result in the formation of certain compounds, like acrylamide, that are linked to cancer development. Acrylamide is classified as a probable human carcinogen.

What type of food is tater tots? ›

Tater tots are grated potatoes formed into small cylinders and deep-fried, often served as a side dish. The name "tater tot" is a registered trademark of the American frozen food company Ore-Ida, but is often used as a generic term. "Tater" is short for potato.

Do tater tots have calories? ›

There are 212 calories in 1 serving of Tater Tots.
Common serving sizes.
Serving SizeCalories
1 serving (120 g)212
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May 12, 2020

How many calories are in a tater tot? ›

Nutrition Facts
Tater Tots 1 Cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278
Total Fat13 g
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What are frozen tater tots made of? ›

Ingredients: Potatoes, vegetable oil (contains one or more of the following oils: canola, soybean, cottonseed, sunflower, corn). Contains 2% or less of dextrose, natural flavor, salt, sodium acid pyrophosphate added to maintain natural color.

What is the real name of tater tots? ›

From tater treats to imi-taters

The term “tater tot” is a proprietary name owned by Ore-Ida. In Australia, tots are widely called “potato gems,” and non-Ore-Ida brands have called them “tater treats,” “tasti taters,” “potato crunchies,” and “spud puppies.” Ore-Ida's website calls these imposters “imi-taters.”

Does tater tots count as a vegetable? ›

Yes, French fries and tater tots would both be considered vegetables since they are both made from potatoes, which can be credited towards the vegetable component.

What foods should not be air fried? ›

8 Things You Probably Shouldn't Cook in an Air Fryer
  • Battered foods. Avoid placing wet batter in the air fryer. ...
  • Fresh greens. Leafy greens like spinach will cook unevenly because the machine uses high-speed air. ...
  • Whole roasts. ...
  • Cheese. ...
  • Raw grains. ...
  • Hamburgers. ...
  • Toast. ...
  • Popcorn.
Feb 23, 2023

How many calories does 10 tater tots have? ›

Frozen - Great Value
Nutrition Facts
For a Serving Size of 10 pieces (84g)
How many calories are in Tater Tots? Amount of calories in Tater Tots: Calories 160Calories from Fat 72 (45%)
% Daily Value *
How much fat is in Tater Tots? Amount of fat in Tater Tots: Total Fat 8g-
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How many calories are in 10 air fried tater tots? ›

Each serving of homemade air fried tater tots provides 308 calories, 25.1 grams net carbs, and 10.2 grams protein.

How many calories should I eat a day? ›

Adult females need anywhere from 1,600 to 2,400 calories a day and adult males need anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 calories a day, according to the USDA's latest “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” report released in 2020. Daily calorie needs for toddlers younger than 2 falls between 700 and 1,000 calories.

How many calories is 20 tater tots? ›

There are 300 calories in 20 tater tots of Potato Puffs.

How many calories do I burn a day? ›

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020–2025, the average adult woman expends roughly 1,600 to 2,400 calories per day, while the average adult man expends 2,000 to 3,000.


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