Mexi Tater Tuna Melt Recipe

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This is a tasty and fairly inexpensive meal to make. I love Mexican inspired flavors and we are sour cream addicts at my house so of course it got served up with plenty on the side! Add a salad and it makes a nice little meal for four.

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Servings: 20


Cost per serving $0.28 view details
  • 6 cups tater tots
  • 2 5 oz cans tuna, drained
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 2 ½ cups shredded cheese


  1. Thaw tater tots on a plate in the microwave.
  2. Heat a 10” skillet over medium-high.
  3. Mix the drained tuna and salsa in a bowl.
  4. Spread the thawed tater tots in the skillet, breaking apart and pressing down to brown.
  5. Turn several times until well crisped.
  6. Take the back of a spoon and press tots down and up the sides of the pan to form a shell.
  7. Spread the tuna mix on the “shell” in the pan.
  8. Top with cheese and cover until melted.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 35g
Recipe makes 20 servings
Calories 77  
Calories from Fat 42 55%
Total Fat 4.82g 6%
Saturated Fat 3.02g 12%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Potassium 67mg 2%
Total Carbs 0.59g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 0.07g 0%
Protein 7.62g 12%
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