"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Soups, Stews & Casseroles > Casseroles
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-20-2011, 06:50 PM   #1
Executive Chef
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Mostly in my head
Posts: 2,665
So, I was looking for recipes for a cheesey tater-tot casserole. Almost all of them called for either cream of mushroom soup or cream of chicken soup. Neither sounded particularly interesting as a base for a cheesey dish so I decided I'd just make up my own recipe. Here's what I came up with and it was really good and super easy! My roomates voted it a favorite. Makes a lot. Fed two college boys, my female roomate and myself. Feel free to cut it in half for a smaller group.

2 lbs hamburger
1 medium onion, diced
2 tsp granulated garlic
1 tsp fine ground black pepper
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup frozen corn
1 cup frozen french cut green beans
1/2 pint heavy cream
2 cups grated sharp cheddar plus 1/2 cup
1/2 cup flour
1 bag of tater-tots

Pre-heat oven to 400F. Brown hamburger with onion, garlic and black pepper. Remove from heat and stir in the cream. In a large casserole dish (a shallow lasagna pan also works) mix the veggies, 2 cups cheese and flour. Add the hamburger and cream and mix. Top with the bag of tater-tots and then sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake in center of the oven for 40 minutes or until top of tater-tots are golden and crisp. If needed place under broiler for a few minutes to crisp up the top. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes before serving (this is the hardest part because it smells really good).

Just because something has a duck bill doesn't mean it's a platypus. It might just be a duck.
Roger Miller: You can't roller skate in a buffalo heard, but you can be happy if you've a mind to.
purple.alien.giraffe is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.