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Tater Tot Taco Casserole Recipe
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Tater Tot Taco Casserole

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"Just what the grandkids ordered. Tater tots, Mexican food, and cheese! This is one of those meals that you can throw together with ingredients you would normally have on hand. Great for pot luck or a quick meal for unexpected company. Some kids don't like onion or garlic; these can be omitted."

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Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Prepare a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook the ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until completely browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the onion, garlic, taco seasoning mix, frozen Mexican-style corn, and black beans to the ground beef; cook and stir another 10 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Combine the ground beef mixture in a large bowl with about 3/4 of the Mexican cheese blend and the tater tots; stir to combine.
  4. Pour about 1/3 of the enchilada sauce into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Add the tater tot mixture to the baking dish; lightly pat the mixture down into a solid, even layer. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the tater tot layer.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Sprinkle the remaining Mexican cheese over the casserole and return to oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes more.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 1 hr
  • READY IN 1 hr 15 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 27, 2011

I have to write a review bc when I looked at this recipe I almost didnt make it bc at the time there was only one. :P But I made it anyway and I have to say it is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!!!! I must make!! And a new favorite for my family! My picky 3 yr old and my hubs LOVED it! Seriously delicious!! I did omit the garlic but im sure its just as good with it! And I added sour cream at the end.. with or without though.. its great!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 22, 2011

Sorry Mama - I was not at all pleased with the outcome of this recipe. I was confused as to if I should drain the beef after cooking it and before adding the corn and beans. As I do with all first try recipes, I follow the recipe exactly, so i DID NOT drain it and regretted it. The casserole was VERY greasy. I thought the tater tots got completely lost in the recipe. Meaning after I cooked the casserole I could not see or taste them.

 
Nov 21, 2011

This is very easy to make and very tasty. To the reviewer who didn't drain the beef after cooking...really??? I've never made a recipe with ground beef where it wasn't drained after cooking. Did you remember to take the corn out of the bag? Anyway, very good.

 
Aug 08, 2011

I made this for dinner tonight and it was to die for! I added a can of green chiles to the meat mixture, and put tots on top at the end with the cheese. I broiled it for a few minutes to add a little crunch. We ate it with sour cream and hot sauce. It was sooo yummy. Next time I might add some tortilla chips on top too. What a great find!

 
Jul 27, 2011

This recipe was really good! I did a couple things differently...I used ground chicken instead of beef (because thats what I had thawed) I also used regular frozen corn because I couldn't find Mexican Style and I didnt put cheese in the dish because my husband doesn't like cheese. I just sprinkled some on top for me! :) This will definitely be made again, and I will thaw beef out next time to try it that way! Thanks for a great recipe!

 
Aug 01, 2011

This was really good. I didn't have tater tots so I made the recipe on the stove and topped it with homemade hashbrowns and cheese. I also made the enchilada sauce from the ten minute enchilada sauce recipe on here! I used plain frozen corn and co jack cheese. Really good.

 
Jul 29, 2011

All I can say is Awsome!! Was a quick and easy dinner and my family absolutely loved it. I added a small can of diced green chilis to give it a little extra flavor.

 
Jul 25, 2011

yuuummm!!!!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 477 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38.4 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 27 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 5.8 g
  • 23%
  • Protein
  • 24.9 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 1305 mg
  • 52%

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

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