Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

This Tater Tot Casserole combines the classic comfort of tater tots with the hearty flavor of a rice casserole. It’s a perfect dish for family dinners or potlucks, offering a delicious blend of textures and flavors that will leave everyone asking for seconds!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 bag (32 oz) frozen tater tots
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: chopped parsley or green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  1. Cook the Ground Beef:
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef and chopped onion until the beef is browned and the onion is tender. Drain any excess fat.
  1. Combine the Ingredients:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked ground beef and onion, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, milk, sour cream, cooked rice, and 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese. Mix well.
  1. Season the Mixture:
  • Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Assemble the Casserole:
  • Pour the mixture into a greased 9×13-inch baking dish. Spread it out evenly.
  1. Add the Tater Tots:
  • Arrange the frozen tater tots in a single layer on top of the mixture.
  1. Bake the Casserole:
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese over the top.
  1. Finish Baking:
  • Return the casserole to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the tater tots are golden brown.
  1. Serve:
  • Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with chopped parsley or green onions if desired.

Enjoy your delicious Rice Tater Tot Casserole!

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