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Tater Tot Casserole (My Minnesota MIL’s Recipe!)

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  • Author: Ashley Haugen


This family recipe comes from my mother-in-law’s recipe box. It’s a touch of nostalgia and a whole lot of comfort all in one well-greased casserole dish.


Units Scale
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 16 oz jar of Cheez Whiz
  • 1 32oz bag of Tater Tots
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Brown the ground beef, and drain.
  3. Spray your casserole dish with Pam or similar product. 
  4. Pour drained, cooked ground beef into the bottom of the pan.
  5. Cover the beef with cream of mushroom soup.
  6. Slather on Cheez Whiz.
  7. Add an even layer of Tater Tots.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour, 15 minutes.
  9. Season to taste and enjoy!