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Old 09-25-2014, 09:22 PM   #21
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Sounds like a spicy up-side down cottage pie.
Actually that is a good description.
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This sounds really good. It's completely different from the cheesey one I make (also without the cream of soup) so it will go nicely in my collection of ways to eat tater-tots.
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Old 09-25-2014, 11:22 PM   #23
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Cover the bottom of a 13 X 9 casserole dish with tater tots. Place in a 425 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes.

Sweat 1 cup diced onion
Add 1.5 pounds ground beef (I used 93% lean) and brown.
If needed drain off fat
Add 2 packages of Chili seasoning and 2 cans of rotel (10oz) cook until most of the moisture has evaporated.
Add 1 10oz package of frozen corn.
Turn off cooktop.

Remove dish from the oven and cover with the beef mixture.
Return to oven for 20 minutes. Top with one can of enchilada sauce and 2 cups of shredded cheese. (I used a 4 cheese Mexican blend)
Return to oven until the cheese is slightly browned

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Old 09-26-2014, 12:43 AM   #24
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i wonder how it would work if you flipped it over to be a tater tot cottage pie?
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Old 09-26-2014, 11:26 AM   #25
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Minnesota Hot Dish Recipes - Tater Tot Hotdish and More

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I haven't made this in years...I don't do canned soup. But I did grow up eating this...
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Old 09-26-2014, 11:29 AM   #26
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i wonder how it would work if you flipped it over to be a tater tot cottage pie?
Yum--I'm thinking of doing this with ground lamb and garden potatoes made into tater tots as done by Cooks' Country:

Crispy Potato Tots Recipe - Cook's Country
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I haven't made this in years...I don't do canned soup. But I did grow up eating this...
I grew up getting a lot of foods with canned soup. Now I try to limit my intake of processed foods. Since I travel for work it is hard but when I have a choice I avoid / limit them.
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Yum--I'm thinking of doing this with ground lamb and garden potatoes made into tater tots as done by Cooks' Country:

Crispy Potato Tots Recipe - Cook's Country
I couldn't see the recipe without signing up. They offered a 14 day free trial, but wanted my financial info.

I Googled and found this, which claims to be from Cook's Country:

Tater Tots Recipe | POPSUGAR Food

Looks like a lot of work.
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...Tater Tots Recipe | POPSUGAR Food

Looks like a lot of work.

Indeed. Why mess with perfection? Love the Tots.
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Indeed. Why mess with perfection? Love the Tots.
Because they contain soy and I try to only eat organic potatoes. Potatoes are one of "The Dirty Dozen". (I'm not saying there is anything wrong with soy, but I'm not supposed to eat soy unless it's fermented.)
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Tater Tot Casserole/Hotdish Cover the bottom of a 13 X 9 casserole dish with tater tots. Place in a 425 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Sweat 1 cup diced onion Add 1.5 pounds ground beef (I used 93% lean) and brown. If needed drain off fat Add 2 packages of Chili seasoning and 2 cans of rotel (10oz) cook until most of the moisture has evaporated. Add 1 10oz package of frozen corn. Turn off cooktop. Remove dish from the oven and cover with the beef mixture. Return to oven for 20 minutes. Top with one can of enchilada sauce and 2 cups of shredded cheese. (I used a 4 cheese Mexican blend) Return to oven until the cheese is slightly browned [IMG]http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z467/powerplantop/TaterTotFB_zps21dc750f.jpg[/IMG] 3 stars 1 reviews
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