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Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole is a simple recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Use chili with or without beans and add more cheese if you would like too.

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

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Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

Whenever we go to a restaurant, and there are tots on the menu, it’s a definite that we will be ordering them. I don’t know what it is, but they are good. 

So, I figured I would come up with a Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole recipe that we can make at home whenever we have a tot craving. And it can be made using chili with or without beans.

Easy to make and a recipe that everyone will love and request more often.

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

We actually just made chili cheese french fries on the grill and that was a big hit too!

CHILI CHEESE FRENCH FRIES

Makes 6 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Tater Tot Chili Cheese Fries Ingredients

  • Ground beef
  • Small onion, chopped
  • Chili beans
  • Tomato sauce
  • Diced tomato with green chilies
  • Chili seasoning
  • Shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • Frozen tater tots
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Salt
  • For exact amounts, please see recipe card below.
Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

How to Make Chili Cheese Casserole

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the onion.

When the beef is cooked through, stir in the chili beans, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with green chilies, and chili seasoning.

HAMBURGER CHILI

Spread the chili mixture in a 9×13 baking dish.

Top with one cup of shredded cheese.

CHEESE TOPPED CHILI

Spread the tater tots in an even layer over the top of the casserole. Spray the tater tots with nonstick cooking spray and season with salt.

TATER TOTS

Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. When the tater tots are crisp, remove from the oven and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.

CHEESY TOTS

Return the casserole dish to the oven and bake for an additional five minutes, until the cheese is melted.

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

ENJOY!

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole
Yield: 6

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole

Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole is a simple recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner. Use chili with or without beans and add more cheese if you would like too.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Small onion, chopped
  • 15-ounce can chili beans
  • 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 10-ounce can diced tomato with green chilies
  • Packet chili seasoning
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • 32-ounce package frozen tater tots
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the onion.
  3. When the beef is cooked through, stir in the chili beans, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with green chilies, and chili seasoning.
  4. Spread the chili mixture in a 9x13 baking dish.
  5. Top with one cup of shredded cheese.
  6. Spread the tater tots in an even layer over the top of the casserole. Spray the tater tots with nonstick cooking spray and season with salt.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes. When the tater tots are crisp, remove from the oven and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  8. Return the casserole dish to the oven and bake for an additional five minutes, until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 827Total Fat: 45gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 2353mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 8gSugar: 10gProtein: 42g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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Dana Rodriguez

Monday 22nd of March 2021

This is a great easy idea! I pinned it.

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