Cheesy Tater Tot Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Elevate your dinner game with this irresistible Cheesy Tater Tot Meatloaf Casserole. It’s a hearty and comforting dish that combines the classic flavors of meatloaf with the crispy goodness of tater tots, all smothered in gooey melted cheese.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 (32 oz) package frozen tater tots


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, chopped onion, minced garlic, breadcrumbs, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Transfer the meatloaf mixture into the prepared baking dish and press it down evenly to form a layer at the bottom.
  4. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the meatloaf layer.
  5. Arrange the frozen tater tots in a single layer on top of the cheese.
  6. Place the casserole in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the meatloaf is cooked through and the tater tots are golden brown and crispy.
  7. Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy this deliciously cheesy and comforting meal!

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