Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Casserole

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Ratings (7)
  • Total: 65 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
644 Calories
41g Fat
21g Carbs
47g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Bacon cheeseburger tater tot casserole is such delicious and hearty comfort food. Make this on a snow day when the kids are home from school. Or anytime for a special treat. 

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar four cheese Alfredo sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen tater tots
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps to Make It

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a glass 13" x 9" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

2. In large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels to drain, crumble, and set aside. Drain skillet; do not wipe out.

3. Add ground beef, onion, and garlic to skillet and cook, stirring to break up meat, until beef is cooked and vegetables are tender. Drain well. Add celery and bell pepper; sauté and stir for 2 minutes longer.

4. Add Alfredo sauce and Cheddar cheese; bring to a simmer. Stir in mustard and pour into prepared casserole and top with frozen tater tots. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

5. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until casserole is hot and bubbly and tater tots are hot. Serve immediately.