Salads or other vegetable-based side dishes go well with tater tot casseroles. A typical tater tot casserole is rich and greasy with meat, dairy and deep fried potatoes in the form of tater tots. Therefore, a light vegetable dish makes a refreshing accompaniment to counter the heaviness of the casserole.
A cook may prepare a simple salad to go with a tater tot casserole by tossing mixed green leaves through a dressing that comprises of Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce and olive oil. The cook may blanch green beans and toss them together with olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice and lemon zest for another alternative side dish that may go well with the casserole.