Tator Tot Casserole w/Bacon
I did not add salt ... enough "salty" flavor comes from the bacon.
3 lbground beef
1 lbbacon, center cut
1 largeonion, diced
1 can(s)campbell's cream of chicken soup with herbs
1 can(s)campbell's cream of mushroom soup with garlic
1 pkgmini tater tots
·cheddar or colby-jack cheese (shredded)
How to Make Tator Tot Casserole w/Bacon
- Pre-heat oven to 350.
- Cut Bacon into small pieces.
In a Large Skillet - start to render to ALMOST crisp.
DO NOT DRAIN YET!
- Add the Hamburger to the bacon and grease.
Brown the hamburger and finish rendering the bacon.
(oohhh! extra flavor)
- OK .... 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.
- Add the Cream soups.
Please note ... you can use "regular" cream soups but these flavored one Really add to the recipe.
- Add 1/2 can water.
Stir completely to be sure soups and meat are completely incorporated.
- Pour into a 9x13 glass casserole
Top with Shredded cheese.
Top with tots until completely covered
- Bake at 350 until bubbly and the tots are golden brown.