Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole a simple and delicious dish! We love it each time we cook it. Give it a shot!
Chili Cheese Tater Tot Casserole a quick and delicious dish! We love it each time we cook it. Try it!
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ChiLI CHERRY TATER TOT CASSEROLE
Do you see that I’ve gone to full-on Fall baking and cooking? I’m so excited for cooler weather , even if I need to fantasize about it! I’ve been on a chili cheese obsession lately …. which I’m pretty certain is an indication that the weather is going to cooperate with me and become more fall-like!
The majority of you are aware that chili is among my absolute, absolutely most cherished foods. It’s only natural that I’d find ways to consume much more, doesn’t it? It’s a Chili Cheese Casserole that similar to eating chili cheese fries however, in a casserole.
The chili is cooked while the tater-tots are baking …. However, if you would like to cook them make it, you can use canned chili and spare your time – however I strongly recommend making the chili by yourself. It’s just better tasting according to my personal opinion. I didn’t put beans in this recipe … however, should you wish to, you can add a can of draining as well as rinsed beans.
We prefer to serve this along with a salad and fruit for a simple dinner. This is the dish:
One bag (32 oz.) tater tots
1 1/2 pounds of lean ground beef
Salt , pepper and as desired
1 medium onion cut into pieces
A couple of shakings of Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons of chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin
8 ounces tomato sauce
8 ounces water can (use the tomato sauce in its empty can)
2 cups (8 oz.) Cheddar cheese, shredded
Sour cream (optional)
Green onions, cut (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Place the tater tots on the middle of the baking dish measuring 9×13 inches. Bake for 20 minutes.
In a separate saucepan, simmer and then crumble the beef in salt, pepper, and onion till the meat is not pink anymore. Drain if necessary. Add the mix back in the saucepan. Add the Worcestershire sauce chili powder cumin, tomato sauce and water into the skillet. Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium temperature, stirring frequently until it is at the desired consistency. (I prefer the consistency similar to Sloppy Joe’s, however, you can make your own according to how you like it).
Sprinkle the baked tater-tots with chili. Sprinkle with cheese. Return the casserole to the oven and bake another 10 to 15 to 15 minutes until cheese has melting and the casserole is cooked to perfection.
For serving, top individual portions with green onions and sour-cream If you’d like.
The Serving Size: Calories 352Total Fat: 27g Saturated Fat 12gCholesterol 9 mg Sodium: 435mg Fiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein 22g