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Hotdish aka Tatertot Casserole

This is an easy to make, comfort food recipe with just 5 ingredients. Best known for in Minnesota
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 467 kcal


  • Skillet. 9x13 Casserole dish


  • 1 medium Yellow Onion chopped
  • 1 Lb Ground Beef
  • 14 oz Canned Corn drained
  • 22 oz Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 2 Lb Tater Tots


  • Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
  • Allow tater tots to partially thaw before or even pre-fry them before making the casserole
  • Cook the Ground Beef and chopped Onion in large skillet on the stove until the meat is brown and curmbly (approx. 10 min). Remove from heat
  • If the skillet is at least 12" and oven safe move to the next step.
    If not transfer the meat and onion mixture to a 9X13 casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle the corn overtop the ground beef mixture
  • Top with cream of mushroom soup
  • Finally add the tater tots on top. You want the tater tots to be crispy, so ensure they are in a single layer
  • Bake for 45 min or until everything is heated through and Tater Tots are golden and crispy


You can swap out the corn with your other favorite vegetables - such as mixed vegetables of green beans, carrots, mushrooms, etc.
You could also play around with adding sour cream, grated cheddar cheese, cream of chicken along with the cream of mushroom soup, Worcestershire or hot sauce, and shredded potatoes mixed into the ground beef.
If you have any other suggestions let us know!
Keyword casserole, comfort food, ground beef, Hotdish, midwestern, Minnesota, tater tots