Easy Tater Tot Casserole

Tater tot casserole with ground beef and cheese
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 100 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 85 mins
  • Yield: 1 casserole (4 to 6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
829 Calories
58g Fat
25g Carbs
53g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 casserole (4 to 6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 829
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 58g 74%
Saturated Fat 32g 159%
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 778mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Protein 53g
Calcium 658mg 51%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This easy tater tot casserole is an all-in-one meal that's a snap to prepare and bake, and it's a meal your kids will enjoy. The recipe calls for mixed vegetables, but you can use your family's favorite veggies. The cream of celery soup may be substituted for the cream of mushroom soup. Serve with coleslaw or a salad and biscuits.


  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (cooked just until tender)
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 16 ounces frozen tater tots

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F. Butter a 9-inch square baking dish.

  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with the chopped onion, stirring, until the beef is no longer pink and the onion is softened. Stir in the garlic powder, mixed vegetables, condensed soup, Worcestershire sauce, and 1 cup of the shredded cheese. Stir to blend.

  3. Taste and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  4. Spoon the ground beef mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with the potatoes and the remaining cheese.

  5. Cover the dish tightly with foil and bake for 50 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 15 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbly and potatoes are cooked through.