tater tot taco casserole

★★★★★ 6 Reviews
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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

The only story to this recipe is my kids love it. It is a very tasty. filling meal. Serve with your favorite taco condiments, or by itself. I hope you try it. My photos

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For tater tot taco casserole

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 - 4 oz
    can, green chiles
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix, i used hot
  • 1 can
    black beans, drained
  • 1 pkg
    frozen corn - 16 oz.
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt ( optional )
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin ( optional)
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder ( optional )
  • 1 pkg
    tater tots, i used extra crispy
  • 4 c
    shredded, mexican cheese - divided
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 - 20 oz
    red enchilada sauce
  • 1 sm
    can, sliced black olives, drained
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How To Make tater tot taco casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease bottom and sides of a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • 2
    In a large skillet brown the ground beef, along with the onions and garlic; drain grease.
  • 3
    Add the taco seasoning, green chilies, salt, cumin, chili powder, corn, and beans to the browned meat; heat until thoroughly heated.
  • 4
    In a large bowl, combine the meat mixture, 3 cups of the cheese, sour cream and the tater tots; stir to mix evenly.
  • 5
    Pour about 1/4 of a can of the enchilada sauce in the bottom of the greased baking dish. Add the meat and tater tot mixture; spread out evenly and pat down.
  • 6
    Top with the remaining enchilada sauce. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from the oven and top with the remaining cheese and black olives. Return to the oven and bake an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • 8
    Serve with your favorite condiments. I just served it with sour cream and jalapeno's. It's delicious!
  • 9
    Enjoy!!
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