Taco Tater Tot Casserole

April 23, 2017   /   byChrissy Taylor  / Categories :  Feeds

One of everybody’s favorite meals is Tater Tot Casserole, but we have a fun Taco twist on it for you to try today…Taco Tater Tot Casserole! When it comes to easy recipes, this is the best! You can also easily convert this to a slow cooker recipe version!

Taco Tater Tot Casserole

We love Tater Tot Casserole, or as Minnesotan’s call it – hot dish! It’s one of our favorite comfort foods to make on cold days or when I’m in a hurry because it’s so easy to whip together and bake! We have a delicious Slow Cooker Tater Tot casserole that is even simpler because it cooks all day while you’re at work!  Yay!!

I thought it would be fun to put a twist on our favorite two meals by mixing a little taco into our tater tot casserole. It’s so good, your kids will love it!

How to Make Taco Tater Tot Casserole

Ingredients You Need

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Package Taco Seasoning
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Can Corn
  • 1 Can Black Beans
  • 1 Bag Tater Tots
  • 3 Cups Shredded Cheese
  • Tomatoes, lettuce, olives, and sour cream to garnish

Instructions for Making

Start by browning your ground beef in a medium pan over high heat. Once the meat is completely browned, mix in your taco seasoning and water and simmer for five minutes.

Once the meat is completely browned, mix in your taco seasoning and water and simmer for five minutes.

Next, mix in your corn, 2 cups of cheese and black beans before spreading into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish.

Top with Tater Tots, you do not need to arrange them perfectly like mine they cook the same no matter what! 🙂

Next, sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of cheese over the top and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Top with lettuce, tomatoes, olives and sour cream!  Enjoy!!

how to make taco tater tot casserole

What’s your go-to comfort food meal to make? Have you ever made an updated version of it like this? Our other favorite comfort food meal is Chicken Noodle Casserole, it’s so easy and delicious!

Easy Tater Tot Casserole

If you love this recipe, you might also love our sweet potato skillet or ghoulash recipe!

 

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