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This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole Will Be Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe

This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole Will Be Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe
My family loves sloppy Joe’s any day of the week, so when I brought out this Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole for dinner, the whole table went wild! Tater tots are one of those things that I always have in my freezer - they’re just so versatile! There’s so many delicious ingredients packed into this dish, and the sky’s the limit, really, when it comes to adding veggies galore to the mix. Give this a try - it’ll be your new staple dinner in no time.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Main dish
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 32 ounces frozen tater tots
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup dill pickles, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9x13-inch glass baking dish with nonstick spray.
  2. In a large nonstick pan, brown beef and onion over medium-high for about 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain beef mixture of any grease, then return to the heat.
  3. Stir in the tomato sauce, brown sugar, worcestershire, mustard, and salt, cooking 2-3 more minutes, stirring frequently until simmering.
  4. Layer half the frozen tater tots in the bottom of the baking dish, in a single layer. Spoon the beef mixture on top, then top with 1 cup of cheese, remaining potatoes, then the rest of the cheese.
  5. Bake 45-55 minutes, or until bubbly and golden brown. Serve topped with chopped pickles. Enjoy!

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