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Tater Tot Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole is a kid-friendly meal that is easy to make. It's classic comfort food that is hearty, savory, and totally delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, vegetables
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 389kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 12 ounce package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 package frozen tater tots

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375.
  • Add the ground beef to a large skillet over medium heat. Cook, crumbling into small pieces, until browned and cooked through. Drain if necessary.
  • In a small pot over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the flour and stir to make a paste. Cook 2-3 minutes, until golden brown. Slowly whisk in the milk, stirring frequently, and cook until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in the salt and pepper.
  • Pour the cream sauce into the skillet with the ground beef and stir to combine. Add the frozen vegetables and stir until combined.
  • Pour the beef and vegetable mixture into a 9 x 9 baking dish. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the top. Layer the frozen tater tots over the top of the cheese, covering the entire surface.
  • Bake 50-55 minutes, until the tater tots are crisp and browned and the sauce is bubbling.

Nutrition

Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 507IU | Calcium: 286mg | Iron: 2mg