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Bacon Jalapeno Cheeseburger Tot Cups

The ingredients of a cheeseburger served in a bite sized tot cup. These are flavored with bacon and jalapeno cheddar and topped with a pickle and ranch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger, Tots
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 pounds potato tots one bag thawed
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons mayo
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 6 ounces Old Croc Bacon Jalapeno Cheddar shredded
  • pickles
  • ranch

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450.
  • Pour the tots into a large bowl. Mash and stir the tots until they are all broken apart and crumbled.
  • Grease a mini muffin tin and place a few heaping tablespoons of the tot mixture into each muffin spot. Press down in the center. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile add the onion to a frying pan with a little oil. Cook about 5 minutes. Add in the ground beef and cook 10 minutes until lightly browned and fully cooked. Remove from heat and drain excess fat.
  • Stir in the ketchup and mayo. Allow to cool for 2 minutes. Add in the cheese.
  • Remove the tot cups from the oven and press down again in the center. This will be when you really form the tots into the cup shape because now that they have heated up a bit they will form the shape better.
  • Add a heaping tablespoon of the meat mixture into each of the tot cups. press down to form and add more if needed depending on the size of your muffin tin.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Use a butter knife to remove each tot cup from the tray by first running the knife around the cup to be sure it isnt stuck anywhere, then using it to get under the cup and pop it out.
  • Place the cups on a platter, top with pickles and ranch, or toppings/sauces of your choice, and serve.