Tater Tots 'n' Cheese Bake

Tater Tots ‘n’ Cheese Bake

Emeril Lagasse

2 tsp butter
2 eggs
2 cups milk
Salt and white pepper
2 cups grated yellow Cheddar cheese
2 cups grated white Cheddar cheese
1 cup ham, diced
1 (2-lb.) bag tater tots, thawed

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x9x2-inch square baking dish with the butter.

In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together. Season the mixture with salt and pepper. Add 1 cup of the yellow cheddar cheese, 1 cup of the white cheddar cheese, the ham and tater tots. Mix thoroughly.

Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and sprinkle the top with the remaining cheese. Place in the oven and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings