Too Hot To Tot! Tater Tot Hotdish Recipe @pinch

Hotdish recipes are popular in the Upper Midwest. They are casseroles cooked in a single dish and popular at potluck dinners. Barbara's version is perfectly seasoned and fantastic. We love the bits of sweet corn throughout and the crispy tater tots on top. This dish is going to go fast when served. It's a delicious stick to your ribs family dinner. I knew the basic method of making a Tater Tot Hotdish. I just wanted something that was better and took some consideration to diet restrictions. This is what I came up with.

too hot to tot tater tot hotdish
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Recipe Cuisine: Italian Recipe Category: Soups Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 pound(s) hamburger
  • ground Italian sausage or ground turkey
  • or mixture
  • 1 medium onion
  • chopped
  • 1/2 medium bell pepper (green
  • yellow or red
  • or combo)
  • diced
  • 1 clove(s) garlic
  • minced
  • 1 dash(es) each of onion powder and garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Worcestershire sauce
  • low sodium
  • 1/2 package(s) tater tots (32oz) or enough to make one layer on top
  • 1 can(s) cream of mushroom soup low sodium (condensed)
  • 10.75 oz
  • 1/2 cup(s) milk
  • 1/4 cup(s) low-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 can(s) corn kernels
  • low sodium
  • drained (could also use canned green beans
  • low sodium)
  • 1 dash(es) seasoned salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) shredded colby jack cheese
  • or your favorite blend
  • 1-2 dash(es) beef bouillon granules
Intructions :
  • Preheat oven to 350u00b0 F (175 degrees C).
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat
  • brown the ground beef with the onions
  • peppers
  • garlic
  • onion and garlic powder
  • and Worcestershire sauce. Drain excess fat
  • and season with a dash of seasoned salt and pepper to taste. Seasoned salt and pepper will also be used on top
  • so do not over season.
  • In a small bowl
  • stir the soup and sour cream into the milk until smooth. Sprinkle a dash or so of beef bouillon into this and whisk to blend. Pour into meat mixture to heat through.
  • Spread the beef mixture evenly over the bottom of a 2 quart casserole dish. Sprinkle corn on top of the meat mixture and sprinkle half of the cheese.
  • Arrange tater tots evenly on top and sprinkle a little seasoning salt and pepper on top of the tots. Sprinkle remaining cheese evenly over the top.
  • Bake in preheated oven covered for 40 minutes. Uncover and continue to cook for an additional 10-15 min
  • until cheese is bubbly and slightly brown. Tots should be slightly crunchy.

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