Pizza Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

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Pizza Tater Tot Casserole Recipe
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Pizza Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

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For a spin on a classic casserole, try my easy version. For a fun twist, just add your family’s favorite pizza toppings!—Sharon Skildum, Maple Grove, Minnesota
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped, optional
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (32 ounces) frozen Tater Tots
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

In a large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper, onion and mushrooms over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add pizza sauce and basil.
Transfer to a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Top with mozzarella cheese and potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned.
Sprinkle with cheddar cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Tot Casserole in Busy Family Winter 2010 Winter 2010

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 572 calories, 32g fat (13g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 1081mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 36g protein.

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped, optional
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (32 ounces) frozen Tater Tots
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper, onion and mushrooms over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add pizza sauce and basil.
  2. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Top with mozzarella cheese and potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned.
  3. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Tot Casserole in Busy Family Winter 2010 Winter 2010

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grandmaluvs6 User ID: 8273577 221523
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2015

"It was a big hit here at work. We will have to make it again."

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