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There’s no dish more famously Minnesotan than tater tot hotdish. This hearty casserole of tater tots, ground beef, and cream of mushroom soup is a staple of church potlucks and family dinners across the state.

It’s warm, comforting, and filling – everything you need on a cold winter day. Plus, it’s easy to make and can feed a crowd.

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So if you’re looking for a hot dish recipe that will please everyone, tater tot hotdish is the way to go. Just don’t forget the ketchup.

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Personally, I like to keep things simple when it comes to tater tot hotdish, so I usually just use ground beef, cream of mushroom soup, and of course, tater tots. But feel free to get creative and add in your favorite ingredients.

After all, that’s half the fun of making tater tot hotdish!

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Why I love this Tater Tot Hotdish recipe

I love this Tater Tot Hotdish recipe because it is easy to make, and it tastes great. This dish is perfect for a winter evening when you want something hearty and comforting. The tater tots add a nice bit of crunch to the dish, and the cheese sauce is delicious. I like to serve this hot dish with a green salad for a complete meal.

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Ingredients:

  • Ground beef
  • Onion
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Minced garlic
  • Cream of mushroom soup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Green beans drained
  • Bag frozen tater tots
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
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How to make this Tot Hotdish recipe:

Step 1. Place the ground beef and onion into a skillet over medium-high heat, and saute until the meat is browned and the onions have softened. Drain the extra fat.

Place the ground beef and onion into a skillet over medium-high heat, and saute until the meat is browned and the onions have softened. Drain the extra fat.

Step 2. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 3. Mix the Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste into the meat mixture.

Mix the Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste into the meat mixture.

Step 4. Spread it into the bottom of a baking dish.

Spread it into the bottom of a baking dish.

Step 5. Spread the soup over the meat.

Spread the soup over the meat.

Step 6. Then, sprinkle with the green beans.

sprinkle with the green beans.

Step 7. Add the cheese in a layer.

Add the cheese in a layer.

Step 8. Then top with the tater tots.

top with the tater tots.

Step 9. Then top with the remaining cheese.

top with the remaining cheese.

Step 10. Bake for 35-40 minutes.

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Tater Tot Hotdish

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 7
There's no dish more famously Minnesotan than tater tot hotdish. It's warm, comforting, and filling – everything you need on a cold winter day. Plus, it's easy to make and can feed a crowd. So if you're looking for a hot dish recipe that will please everyone, tater tot hotdish is the way to go.
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Ingredients 

  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Minced garlic
  • 1 can Cream of mushroom soup
  • 15 oz Green beans drained, I used a can of 15 oz
  • 1 bag Tater tots, frozen
  • 2 c Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the ground beef and onion into a skillet over medium high heat, and saute until the meat is browned and onions have softened. Drain the extra fat.
  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste into the meat mixture, and spread it into the bottom of a baking dish.
  • Spread the soup over the meat, and sprinkle with the green beans.
  • Add the cheese in a layer, and then top with the tater tots.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 866mg | Potassium: 707mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 3mg

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Tater Tot Hotdish recipe tips

When it comes to Tater Tot Hotdish, there are a few things you need to know.

  • First, it’s best to use frozen tater tots rather than fresh ones.
  • Second, be sure to thaw the tater tots before baking them in the hotdish.
  • Third, top the hotdish with plenty of cheese for the best flavor.
  • Finally, bake the hotdish until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Enjoy!
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Tater Tot Hotdish recipe variations

There are many variations of the Tater Tot Hotdish recipe.

  • One popular variation is to add diced ham to the dish.
  • Another is to add a layer of French fries on top of the tater tots.
  • Yet another variation is to use different types of cheese in the dish, such as cheddar or Swiss.

There are endless possibilities for creating different Tater Tot Hotdish recipes, so be creative and have fun with it!

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