Nacho Tater Tot Casserole
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- 1 3/4 c
- cubed processed american cheese
- 2 c
- crushed nacho-flavored tortilla chips
- 1 lb
- lean ground beef
- green chiles,chopped
- large red onion,diced
- (1 ounce) package taco seasoning,divided
- 1 c
- whipped cream cheese
- (10.75 ounce) can cheddar cheese soup
- (10.75 ounce) can evaporated milk
- (32 ounce) package frozen tater tots
- 1 1/2 c
- shredded mexican cheese blend
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Spray a 9x13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray.Add cubed american cheese and crushed nacho-flavored tortilla chips,mix well.
2Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in ground beef,chopped green chiles,diced red onion and 1/2 package taco seasoning.Cook and stir mixture until the beef is crumbly,evenly browned,and no longer pink,about 10 minutes.Drain and discard any excess grease.
3Combine remaining taco seasoning with cream cheese,cheddar cheese soup and evaporated milk in a saucepan;heat soup mixture until just boiling.
4Layer tater tots in the prepared casserole dish.
5Bake in the preheated oven until tater tots begin to crisp and cheese is melted,about 10 minutes.
6Spoon ground beef mixture over tater tots;pour into soup mixture.
7Bake until soup mixture is bubbling,15 to 20 minutes.Sprinkle casserole with mexican cheese blend;bake until cheese is melted,5 to 10 minutes.