Slow-Cooker Tater Tot Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 26, 2023
What's not to love about classic Tater Tot casserole—especially when it's made in the slow cooker? You'll want to add this family-pleasing potluck favorite to your regular rotation. —Nick Iverson, Denver, Colorado
Slow-Cooker Tater Tot Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound frozen cut green beans
  • 1 bag (32 ounces) frozen Tater Tots
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large skillet cook beef over medium-high heat until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes, breaking into crumbles; drain and transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add onion and mushrooms to skillet; cook over medium-high heat until vegetables are tender, 8-10 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in condensed soup, salt and pepper. Place vegetable mixture in slow cooker; add green beans and stir to combine. Top with Tater Tots and cheese.
  2. Cook, covered, on low 6 hours. Let stand, uncovered, 15 minutes before serving.

Test Kitchen tips
  • For more color, use frozen mixed vegetables in place of green beans in this family friendly dish.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 serving: 383 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 941mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 20g protein.