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Microwave Tater-Tot Casserole Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Microwave Tater-Tot Casserole

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"Tater-tot casserole in ten minutes! Great for those of us who need dinner in a pinch. And whose children dislike balanced meals! Use any flavor of condensed soup you have on hand, as long as it is cream of something."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    10 mins


  1. Pour the potato rounds into a 9x13 inch glass baking dish. Heat in the microwave for about 2 minutes to thaw. The potato rounds should be cold, but not frozen.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the cream of chicken soup, Cheddar cheese, and sour cream. Stir in the green beans and ham. Stir this mixture into the potato rounds until evenly blended.
  3. Return to the microwave, and cook on high power for 5 minutes, or until heated all of the way through. If you have a high powered microwave, you may want to check on your casserole every two minutes or so. Season with salt and pepper, and serve.
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Jul 13, 2005

Hi all, I just watnted to note that some of my suggestions were deleted by allrecipes when they posted this. I make this using a round dish not a square one. This makes a difference in how evenly it cooks. I have used the stack cooker by tupperware and the largest round stainshield by rubbermaid. I'll post more of my tips as I find them.

Dec 10, 2008

First off, let me say ThankyouThankyouThankyou! I'm a college student who misses cooking, but my dorm only has a microwave and we're not allowed heating elements, so my opportunities are limited. I just tried this recipe and I'm amazed at how good it is. I didn't have any trouble heating it; I used a smaller casserole dish and only used half a bag of tater tots, and it heated fairly thoroughly, though I think next time I'll defrost the tots for longer. Also, when I stirred the mixture into the tots, my broke up a lot of them with my spoon and I think that made it heat more thoroughly. All in all, great recipe. I'll be making this a lot in the next few years !

Jun 19, 2008

My family and I really liked this! I also had difficulty w/ heating, but that didn't stop me from giving it 5 stars. It's a great quick meal and has many possibilities! Thanks for the great recipe!

Dec 15, 2006

I made this dish the other night and it was difficult to get it to heat all the way through (it may have been my microwave.) I just scooped some out onto a plate and heated it up. It was delicious! Definitely a keeper!

Jun 17, 2010

this dish is awesome thank you, thank you thank you...great for summer nights when you don't want to heat up the house.

Mar 10, 2009

This was easy and pretty tasty. I had some ingredients to use up so I did shredded hashbrowns and velveeta instead of tater tots and cheddar, and doubled the sour cream. I didn't have cr chx with herbs, so I added pepper, basil, oregano, garlic salt, and minced onion to plain cr chx soup. With the cheese and ham I probably could have done garlic powder--it got a little salty. Plan on taking more like 20 min to cook with stirring about every 5 min.

May 17, 2008

This recipe is definately cheesy! I nuked it in a round dish as mentioned by the author, it helped a bit, but there were still cool pockets. The tater tots started to break down when stirring it all together. I believe frozen hash browns would work just as well.

Apr 20, 2005

So far so good, but I began trying to fit a 9 x 13 in a microwave that doesn't suit it. Thanks.


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  • Calories
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 21.9 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 1074 mg
  • 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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