Texas Tater Casserole

Spice up traditional Tater Tot casserole with salsa, chili powder and taco-seasoned cheese.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
pound lean ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (10 3/4 ounces each) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
1
can (11 ounces) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn, red and green peppers, drained
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky picante
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
bag (16 ounces) frozen potato nuggets
1/2
cup shredded taco-seasoned cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°. Cook beef, onion, celery and garlic in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir soup, corn, picante, chili powder and pepper into beef mixture. Spoon into ungreased 2 1/2-quart casserole. Top with frozen potato nuggets.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 40 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    1810mg
    1810%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 3 Vegetable; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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