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Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

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Are you on the hunt for the BEST Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe?  About 15 years ago, I stopped over at my friend’s house and she invited me to stay and eat with her and her girls.  Since I didn’t have anything else going on, I said sure.  She served up this casserole and it was quite good.  Over the years, I made a few tweaks but no matter who I’ve served it to, I’ve gotten rave feedback.  So I felt that it was time to share it on the blog. 

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

What Makes It Different Than Every Other Recipe Out There?

No matter how many times I’ve been served Tator Tot Casserole, anywhere, nobody has come close to duplicating this recipe.  Personally, I think what makes it so special is the magic ingredient = CHEESE!  But what I love even more is how utterly EASY this recipe is to make.  It’s fool-proof!  So whether you’re a beginner cook or a novice, this Better Than the Duggar’s – Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe is a great option.

Better than Duggar – Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Yield: 12 servings

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

This cheesy casserole is anything but ordinary! It's absolutely THE BEST Tator Tot Casserole recipe ever!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef (+ seasoning)
  • 2 cans french style green beans
  • 2 cans cheddar cheese soup
  • tator tots
  • 8 - 12 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Brown ground beef in a large pot. Season with onion salt, garlic salt, seasoning salt, and pepper.
  3. Drain the juice from both cans of french style green beans. Add beans to the meat and stir.
  4. Add two cans of cheddar cheese soup to pot. Stir well.
  5. Spray a 9x12 pan with cooking spray and pour mixture in.
  6. Top with a layer of tator tots.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and a little garlic salt. Put casserole back in the oven for another 10 minutes.
  9. Once cheese is melted and bubbly, the casserole is done.
  10. Remove from oven and serve immediately.

Notes

You can switch up cheese flavors to add a new flavor profile.

Another fun option is to top with french fried onions when you add the cheese.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1140Total Fat: 90gSaturated Fat: 50gTrans Fat: 3gUnsaturated Fat: 28gCholesterol: 277mgSodium: 1940mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 69g

This nutritional facts are just an estimate.

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Easy To Make!

What I love about this casserole is the fact that it is SO simple to make!  In just a few minutes, it’ll be cooking in the oven and you can sit back and relax.

Step 1 –

Season and brown ground beef.  Then stir in the french style green beans and cheese soup.

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Step 2 –

Spray a 9×13 pan with cooking spray.  Pour meat mixture into pan and spread evenly.

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Step 3 – 

Spread a layer of tator tots over the top of meat mixture.

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Step 4 –

Bake for 25 minutes.  Then top with shredded cheese and a little garlic sale, bake again.

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Step 5 –

Remove from oven when the cheese is melted and the meat mixture is hot and bubbly.

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

Step 6 –

Serve immediately.  Enjoy!

Better than Duggar - Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

This Cheesy Tator Tot Casserole is always a hit when I make it here!  Minnesota is known for their casseroles and hotdishes, so perhaps not everywhere eats them as often as we do??? If you love casserole recipes as much as our family does, make sure you also check out this Country Cowboy Casserole recipe and this Chicken Fajita and Rice Casserole recipe

Be sure to leave me a comment below on what your family thinks if you give it a try.

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Dana Rodriguez

Tuesday 13th of October 2020

I have never had this before. Looks good!

Deborah D

Friday 22nd of May 2020

This sounds really yummy. I think I will try it with a little bit of peppers thrown in.

Ashley Chassereau Parks

Wednesday 6th of May 2020

I love casseroles, but have never made anything like this. The green beans look so good in it! This would be a good breakfast casserole with sausage!

Peggy Nunn

Wednesday 8th of April 2020

We tried it and it is really good. I did put the Fried Onion Rings on top and that was good also.

Miranda

Wednesday 8th of April 2020

That's a great idea! I love topping dishes with those fried onions.

Mia E.

Sunday 29th of March 2020

I have only recently heard about tater tot casseroles and this one looks so yummy that I am looking forward to making it.

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