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tater gem casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Kozakewich
Edmonton, AB

My children always loved this recipe when they were young. This casserole, a green salad and some cheddar cheese biscuits was pretty much the comfort meal of choice in the winter. It can be made with ground chicken, turkey, pork or beef. I must say my preference is pork.

(1 rating)
yield 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For tater gem casserole

  • 1 1/2 kg
    ground pork
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 c
    frozen cubed vegetables
  • 1 md
    onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 pkg
    tater gems
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese

How To Make tater gem casserole

  • 1
    In large bowl, add ground pork, salt & pepper, frozen vegetables, chopped onion, garlic powder and 2/3 of the condensed cream of mushroom soup and mix all together.
  • 2
    Spread meat mixture in 9" x 13" casserole dish. Arrange tater gems across top of meat mixture. To remaining 1/3 can of soup, add water to top of can and mix together with soup. Pour over tater gems that you have lined up in dish.
  • 3
    Place casserole in 375 deg. oven for approx. 75 mins. (I always place casserole in oven on cookie sheet to catch any spills. Saves on oven cleaning.)
  • 4
    Sprinkle grated cheese over tater gems and return to oven until cheese is melted (about 5 - 8 mins.) Remove from oven and let stand for at least 10 mins. before serving.

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