Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole

1 1/2 - 2 lbs. ground beef **I only use 1 lb**
1 Sm. onion diced ** I use Dehydrated onion b/c it's much easier than cutting them..**

1 pkg ore ida crispy crowns or tater tots (32 oz)
1 - can cream of mushroom soup (you choose flavor)

1 - can Cheddar Cheese soup

3/4 empty soup can of milk

2 - cups grated cheddar cheese * *I always use extra cheese like almost a 16oz pkg.**


season salt

garlic salt

(to your taste)

Brown ground beef and diced onions, adding, pepper, seasoning salt and garlic salt to taste. Drain.
Pour ground beef & onion mixture into the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
In a separate bowl mix together the soups and milk. Pour the soup mixture over on top of the ground beef layer spread evenly to cover the meat mixture add a thin layer of shredded cheese.
Top with tater tots, sprinkle with the rest of the grated cheese over the entire casserole. Bake at 350 degrees uncovered for 30-40 minutes or until the casserole is bubbly and cheese is completely melted.