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Taco Tater Tot Casserole
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Taco Tater Tot Casserole

Taco Tater Tot Casserole is the perfect answer to the question, "what's for dinner?" It's so easy to make this kid-friendly meal that everyone will enjoy, you'll want to add it to your regular dinner recipe rotation. Seasoned ground beef, cheese, and tater tots all baked together until hot and bubbly--add some sour cream, chopped tomato, and lettuce for a well-rounded taco-inspired meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Author: Jill


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • cup water
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cheddar cheese soup, undiluted
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 ½ cups cheddar cheese shredded and divided
  • 1 (32 ounce) package frozen tater tots, unthawed


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 9×13-inch glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • Crumble the ground beef into a large skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until fully browned. Drain off the excess fat.
  • Stir the taco seasoning, Rotel, and water into the ground beef and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • In an extra large mixing bowl, combine the cooked beef mixture, cheese soup, sour cream, 2 cups of the cheddar cheese, and tater tots. Mix until well combined.
  • Spread the mixture into the prepared baking dish and top with the remaining ½ cup cheddar cheese. Bake for 45-50 minutes.