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How to Make Tater-Tot Casserole - Southern Style

Updated on September 13, 2012

How To Make Tator-Tot Casserole - Southern Style

3.3 stars from 7 ratings of Tator Tot Casserole Southern Style Recipe
How to Make Tater Tot Casserole
How to Make Tater Tot Casserole

Yummy!!!!

Tater Tot Casserole is one of my favorite dishes to make. This Dinner or Lunch can feed a Large family easily and everyone Loves Tater Tot Casserole!!

I'm Going to include 4 Recipes!!!

The Fun part in making Tater Tot Casserole is there are many different ways to make it.I'm going to List the basic recipe and then include a couple of others you might like to try!!Hope you enjoy these recipes and have a Beautiful day!!

ButterflyStar



Basic Tater-Tot Casserole


This is going to be your basic Tater-Tot Casserole.

Tator tot casserole

  • 2 lbs of ground beef (buffalo or Turkey) optional
  • Onion (organic) optional
  • 2 Cans of cream of Mushroom (celery, chicken) (optional 1 can mushroom 1 can chicken)
  • one large bag of Tater Tots
  • I 16 oz bag of shredded cheddar
  • 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish


  • Preheat the oven: 350 degrees.
  • Grease an 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Bake casserole: for one hour or until the tater tots are brown and the casserole bubbles. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool before serving.

Instructions:
Chop onion and sauté with your meat, Brown Your Hamburger meat (Buffalo or Turkey) Once meat is cooked, take your 2 cans of cream of mushroom or one can of cream of mushroom and one can of cream of chicken ( the cream of chicken has more flavor, the mushroom is a little bland) and mix this together into the meat, and put into a casserole dish or baking pan. Now that the meat is nicely spread out. Take your frozen Tater Tots and put on top of the meat. You can design however you want your Tater Tots to set. Then put into your oven at 350 degrees for about 50 Min's. At this point Take your casserole out, and now put your Shredded Cheddar Cheese or any cheese you Love. and Top and stick that back into the oven for about 10 more Min's to melt and brown.
Enjoy!!!!!

Serves: 4 to 6


How to make Tater Tot Casserole
How to make Tater Tot Casserole

Mushroom Tater Tot Casserole (w/ Frenches Fried Onions)

This is going to be your Mushroom Tater-Tot Casserole.


  • 2 lbs of ground beef (buffalo or Turkey) optional
  • Onion (organic) optional
  • 2 Cans of cream of Mushroom (optional 1 can mushroom 1 can chicken)
  • One container of Fresh Mushrooms (portabella) optional
  • Frenches Fried Onions (Love this)
  • one large bag of Tater Tots
  • One 16 oz bag of shredded cheddar
  • 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Preheat the oven: 350 degrees.
  • Grease an 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Bake casserole: for one hour or until the tater tots are brown and the casserole bubbles. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool before serving.

Instructions:
Take your Fresh Onions and Mushrooms and sauté with your meat, Brown Your Hamburger meat (Buffalo or Turkey) Once meat is cooked, take your 2 cans of cream of mushroom or one can of cream of mushroom and one can of cream of chicken ( the cream of chicken has more flavor, the mushroom is a little bland) and mix this together into the meat, and put into a casserole dish or baking pan. Now that the meat is nicely spread out. Take your Frenches Fried Onions and layer on top of the meat. Add a small amount of cheese and sprinkle on top. Take your frozen Tater Tots and put on top of the meat. You can design however you want your Tater Tots to set. Then put into your oven at 350 degrees for about 50 Min's. At this point Take your casserole out, and now put your Shredded Cheddar Cheese or any cheese you Love. and Top and stick that back into the oven for about 10 more Min's to melt and brown.
Enjoy!!!!!


Serves: 4 to 6


Jalapeno Tater Tot Casserole

This is going to be your Jalapeno Tater-Tot Casserole.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs of ground beef (Buffalo or Turkey) optional
  • Onion (organic) optional
  • 1 Jar of Jalepeno Peppers
  • 2 Cans of cream of Mushroom (celery, chicken) (optional 1 can mushroom 1 can chicken)
  • one large bag of Tater Tots
  • I 16 oz bag of shredded cheddar (Sharp)
  • 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Preheat the oven: 350 degrees.
  • Grease an 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Bake casserole: for one hour or until the tater tots are brown and the casserole bubbles. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool before serving.

Instructions:
Chop onion, pull out jar of jalapeno peppers (jar or can) sauté with your meat, Brown Your Hamburger meat (Buffalo or Turkey) Once meat is cooked, take your 2 cans of cream of mushroom or one can of cream of mushroom and one can of cream of chicken ( the cream of chicken has more flavor, the mushroom is a little bland) and mix this together into the meat, and put into a casserole dish or baking pan. Now that the meat is nicely spread out. Take your frozen Tater Tots and put on top of the meat. You can design however you want your Tater Tots to set. Then put into your oven at 350 degrees for about 50 Min's. At this point Take your casserole out, and now put your Shredded Cheddar Cheese or any cheese you Love. Might want to put a couple of Jalapeno peppers on Top decorating your Dish, and stick that back into the oven for about 10 more Min's to melt and brown.
Enjoy!!!!!

Serves: 4 to 6


 How to make Tater-Tot Casserole
How to make Tater-Tot Casserole

Spicy Tater-Tot Casserole


This is going to be your Spicy Tater-Tot Casserole.

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs of ground beef (Buffalo or Turkey) optional
  • Onion (organic) optional
  • 1 clove of Fresh Garlic (or 2 tsp - jar of minced garlic)
  • 1 Taco Bell Seasoning (optional other brands)
  • 2 Cans of cream of Mushroom (celery, chicken) (optional 1 can mushroom 1 can chicken)
  • one large bag of Tater Tots
  • I 16 oz bag of shredded cheddar (Sharp)
  • 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Preheat the oven: 350 degrees.
  • Grease an 8x13 baking dish or a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Bake casserole: for one hour or until the tater tots are brown and the casserole bubbles. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool before serving.

Instructions:
Take your Onions and Garlic sauté with your meat, Brown Your Hamburger meat (Buffalo or Turkey) Add your Taco Bell seasoning to the meat. Once meat is cooked, take your 2 cans of cream of mushroom or one can of cream of mushroom and one can of cream of chicken ( the cream of chicken has more flavor, the mushroom is a little bland) and mix this together into the meat, and put into a casserole dish or baking pan. Now that the meat is nicely spread out. Take your frozen Tater Tots and put on top of the meat. You can design however you want your Tater Tots to set. Then put into your oven at 350 degrees for about 50 Min's. At this point Take your casserole out, and now put your Shredded Cheddar Cheese or any cheese you Love, and stick that back into the oven for about 10 more Min's to melt and brown.
Enjoy!!!!!

Serves: 4 to 6


Conclusion And Tips for Tater-Tot Casserole!

  • These Recipes are so easy to make, you can spice it up, or just incorporate so many different things to customize your dish. Dinner will Never be boring with this dish and Everyone Loves  Tater-Tots!!! 
  • Notes: the Can of Cream Mushroom is a little bland. So for more flavor mix with Cream of Chicken or Celery.
  • also using Taco bell seasonings, even Manwich seasonings in your meat.
  • Also you can always add seasonings to your meat. I like to use Turmeric, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Sautee' meat with Onions, fresh garlic and mushrooms or jalapenos is always an option!!
  • With Tater Tots, you can make circle patterns, crumble patterns, or just one by one lay outs!!
  • Topping of Cheddar, mozzarella, Colby-jack or any cheese to your liking.
  • Servings can be cut in half for a smaller family 

ButterflyStar


I hope you enjoyed these wonderful Tater-Tot Casserole Recipes, please check out my other Recipes and Reviews on Coconut Oil, Health, Home Cooking , Dips, Marketing and More.

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      Masemaster 

      6 years ago

      Cool recipes I love tater tots :) making it for dinner tonight

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      deanna 

      6 years ago

      cool ill check it out and see how it taste

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      saif113sb 

      7 years ago

      very very nice and great information recipes. thanks

    • butterflystar profile imageAUTHOR

      butterflystar 

      7 years ago from A Place of Success :)

      Thank You! I hope you all enjoy the recipes and that Tater Tots. :))

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      moonlake 

      7 years ago from America

      They all look good. I love tater tots.

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      SUSANJK 

      7 years ago from Florida

      Thanks for the recipes. I will try them.

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