The wonderful and delicious simplicity of the Tot Supper Bake is part of its charm! A crispy, fluffy tater-tot topping covers a layer of juicy, savory ground beef in a rich and creamy mushroom sauce, rewarding all the meat-and-potatoes lovers out there! A blanket of sharp cheddar certainly adds to the flavor and deepens that homecooked magic! Tot Supper Bake is warm and inviting, so why not take it up on its invitation?

Ingredients

  • 3/4-1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen tater tots
  • 1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk or water
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 2-quart baking dish.

Step 3 –In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the beef and the onion, while crumbling the meat, until the beef is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4 –Drain the fat from the skillet.

Step 5 –Season the meat mixture with the salt and the pepper.

Step 6 –Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish.

Step 7 –Top the beef mixture with the tater tots.

Step 8 –Combine the cream of mushroom soup and the milk.

Step 9 –Pour the soup mixture over the tots.

Step 10 –Sprinkle the tots with the cheese.

Step 11 –Bake, uncovered, until the tots are heated through and the cheese is melty and bubbly, about 30-40 minutes.

Step 12 –Serve.