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Tatertot Casserole

Tatertot Casserole
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This Tatertot Casserole is a great feed-your-family-quick-and-cheap kind of meal. It’s a simplified spin on the classic Shepards Pie that so many of us grew up with and love. A hearty, flavorful ground beef mixture is topped with green beans, tasty tatertots and yummy cheddar cheese.

You know about tatertots, don’t you?

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Now, let me show you how easy this is to put together…

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TATERTOT CASSEROLE
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Time: 20 min prep + 15 minutes baking
Yield: 6-7 recipes
Recipe from Jamie Cooks It Up

1 pound ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 green pepper, chopped
1/2 (2 ounce) package Lipton Onion Soup Mix
1 (10 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1 T ketchup
1 (14 ounce) can green beans
4-5 cups frozen tatertots (about 1/2 of a 32 ounce bag)
2 C cheddar cheese, shredded

 
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1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
2. Grab a deep skillet. Heat it up over medium high heat. Add 1 pound ground beef, 1/2 of a chopped onion, and 1/2 a chopped green pepper.

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3. Grab some Lipton Onion Soup Mix. You want to take one of the little pouches out of the box and sprinkle half of it over the top of the meat and veggies. With a sturdy plastic spatula mix everything around until the soup mix is combined with the meat.

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4. Cook the mixture, stirring frequently until the hamburger is browned and the veggies are fork tender.

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5. Add 1 can cream of mushroom soup

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and 1 tablespoon ketchup. Stir it all together to combine and allow everything to heat through.

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6. Spray a deep 9×9 pan (or a 4 quart casserole dish) with cooking spray. Spread the hearty beef mixture into the bottom of the pan.

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7. Grab a can of green beans and drain the liquid into your sink. Pour the green beans over the top of the meat.

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8. Pull your tatertots out of the freezer and pour 4-5 cups (about 1/2 a 32 ounce package) of them over the green beans.

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9. Sprinkle 2 cups cheddar cheese over the top.

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10. Pop it into the oven and bake (uncovered) for 10-15 minutes or until the potatoes are done and the cheese is melted. Serve and enjoy!

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8 Comments

  1. 1
    Joanie
    May 13, 2013 at 11:57 am

    This looks easy and delicious! Will be making this for dinner! Thanks!

  2. 2
    Jessie
    May 13, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    I made this for dinner tonight! It was quick to put together and tasted great! Totally a comfort food feel. Definitely a keeper 🙂 I did have to bake mine for about 25 minutes though because my tots were still frozen at 15.

  3. 3
    May 17, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    This takes me back to my college days where I was introduced to a slightly different version of tater tot casserole. Yours looks even better than our old recipe. I’ll have to try this soon.

  4. 4
    Heidi
    October 17, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    I made this for my family (husband & kids ages 11, 9, 4, 1) tonight and it’s gone, everyone loved it!
    I didn’t have the onion soup mix, so I added a little Lawry’s seasoning salt and it was still yummy.

  5. 5
    Melissa
    October 26, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    My mom used to make a version of this that we always called green bean casserole. It had mashed potatoes instead of tater tots on top. It wasn’t until I moved out that I learned that green bean casserole was something very different.

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    Misty
    January 14, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    I had to cook this way longer and the cheese burnt. it was still good, but I found the exact recipe on another website with the following baking instructions (and it seems to make better sense): Bake at 350 degrees uncovered for 30 minutes or until the casserole is bubbly and cheese is completely melted. If you dont want your cheese a bit crispy I would wait until the last 10 – 15 minutes to add the cheese… she also added sour cream and milk to her soup mixture. I will do this next time. mommy’s kitchen.

  7. 7
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    yet.

  8. 8
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