Tator Tot Casserole w/Bacon

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Jill Richmond

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@Chic

Slight variations on a very Basic recipe made this one a HUGE hit with my family!! I was instructed to throw the OLD recipe out ... this was the Keeper. Used MINI Tator tots for more "Tot coverage"

I did not add salt ... enough "salty" flavor comes from the bacon.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
Family
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

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3 lb
ground beef
1 lb
bacon, center cut
1 large
onion, diced
1 can(s)
campbell's cream of chicken soup with herbs
1 can(s)
campbell's cream of mushroom soup with garlic
1 pkg
mini tater tots
cheddar or colby-jack cheese (shredded)

How to Make Tator Tot Casserole w/Bacon

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 350.
  • 2Cut Bacon into small pieces.
    In a Large Skillet - start to render to ALMOST crisp.
    DO NOT DRAIN YET!
  • 3Add the Hamburger to the bacon and grease.
    Brown the hamburger and finish rendering the bacon.
    (oohhh! extra flavor)
  • 4OK .... now you can drain. :-)
    Please note ... you may have to drain some of the fat in mid browning if there is too much - you decided based on your skillet.
  • 5Add the Cream soups.
    Please note ... you can use "regular" cream soups but these flavored one Really add to the recipe.
  • 6Add 1/2 can water.
    Stir completely to be sure soups and meat are completely incorporated.
  • 7Pour into a 9x13 glass casserole
    Top with Shredded cheese.
    Top with tots until completely covered
  • 8Bake at 350 until bubbly and the tots are golden brown.

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About Tator Tot Casserole w/Bacon

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Other Tag: For Kids




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