Saturday, September 13, 2008

Tater Tot Casserole and a Teaser



I am definitely not a red meat eater, so my husband enjoyed this one all by himself. This was a very easy recipe to make. I substituted extra lean ground beef, low fat cheese, and reduced fat cream of mushroom to make this meal a little healthier. You could also use tater tots from http://www.alexiafoods.com/index.html to avoid trans fats. My husband enjoyed this meal and will be having leftovers tomorrow night! Come visit my blog tomorrow to see what I enjoyed for dinner tonight. Teaser: It involves sweet potatoes and polenta!!

Tater Tot Casserole:

(from the Kraft Food and Family Magazine)
1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup milk
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 lb. (1/2 of 32-oz. pkg.) frozen bite-size seasoned potato nuggets

HEAT oven to 375ºF. Brown meat with onions in large skillet, stirring occasionally; drain. Spoon into 8 inch pan.
MIX soup and milk; pour over meat mixture. Top with layers of vegetables, cheese and potatoes.
BAKE 45 min. or until potatoes are golden brown and casserole is heated through.




12 comments:

Reeni said...

That tater casserole is so cute! Yummy comfort food. I can't wait to see what your dinner creation was. I'm intrigued!

VeggieGirl said...

What a fun casserole!!

The dish contains sweet potatoes AND polenta?!?!?! Then it must be a VeggieGirl Favorite ;0)

Wandering Coyote said...

I do enjoy a tater tot from time to time! Soon, probably at the end of the month after payday, I do plan on making that pizza casserole. I cannot get it out of my mind!

Katie said...

What a cute idea!!!

Great blog :)

rubybean77 said...

You could totally veggie this recipe out! I'd leave out the meat and add more veggies. You could even use that fake meat stuff...but some how I think it would be better with more veggies.

eatingbender said...

Ha! Tater tots remind me of elementary school days - except your version looks much more appetizing!

I can't wait to see the sweet potato/polenta dish - I love teasers!

Megan said...

Hi Megan! I enjoy the artic mint genisoy bar, its been my favorite for about 6 years. I never saw the caramel one! That stinks that they don't make it anymore! The Casserole looks great I definately plan on trying it :)

Jude said...

What a cute recipe. Can't go wrong with meat and potatoes :)

Barbi said...

Oh this looks very good! I used to make one very similar to this and sometimes I would substitute lean ground turkey for the meat. Hmmm, I may have to make this again as I have not made it in a long time.

Mrs. Mandy said...

Oh my goodness, I'm totally making this casserole! I will credit you on my blog when I do. Thanks, Megan, and thanks for the add! xoxo

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