Blogging as my little one grows...

Blogging as my little one grows...
2 lbs at birth... My Logan

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Tator Tot Casserole

I am really super excited that tomorrow is Wednesday.  I really can't wait to get to sleep in until about 8am.  Plus, it is supposed to be really nice out tomorrow.  Sunny and a high of 70. 

Last night I didn't end up burning supper and the casserole I made was really delicious.  I made a tater tot casserole with ground beef.  It was yummy.


2lbs ground beef
1 diced onion
2 cans cream of mushroom soup (I stole from my mom's cupboard)
1 can of sweet peas (no salt added)
1 can of corn (no salt added)
1 container of leftover carrots from the fridge (you can use a can of carrots lol) (stay out of my fridge)
1 package of shredded cheese
8 slices of american cheese
1 big bag of tater tots
*The recipe calls for frozen mixed veggies but since I didn't have any I improvised

-Preheat oven to 350 or 400 ( i used 400, i didn't want to wait all night)
-Brown the ground beef & drain, then add the diced onion to the meat.  Spread the meat to the bottom of a casserole dish.
-Mix veggies, soup mix, and shredded cheese together in a bowl.  Add to the casserole dish as the next layer.
-Arrange the tator tots on top of that layer and put in oven
-Let bake for 45min to 1hr (until the tator tots brown and the soup mix looks bubbly)
-Put the cheese slices on top of the tator tots and stick it back in until the cheese is melted

Eat and enjoy!! :)

Although if you are dieting like I am you shouldn't eat this.  You should have a salad and get on the tread mill, because just looking at this casserole will make me you gain 5lbs.  If I didn't have this burn on my leg I would go work out today. I just started being able to tolerate not wearing gauze over it yesterday, so I am thinking going and getting sweaty might cause an infection. Maybe tomorrow I will go in and work out.  We will see. 

Next:  The story of the burn (really its not that interesting, but I figure if I am posting of it I should explain it)


  1. We don't have tater tots over here in the UK. Like Cool Whip and canned biscuits. It's funny, I'm complaining about the food we don't have here a lot today. I should probably stop it. :)

  2. no tater tots.. such a travesty. really. I think you should sue.

  3. Paige, do you have hashbrowns? Those would work too. Although, Tanya, when I see you in September, I will be kicking you for eating this. Not healthy. And neither were those huge really good brats you made for dinner tonight

  4. MMMMMMM hummus.... mmmmm healthy protein....

  5. lol everytime you say that I think of a bird. Seriously. I guess you are going to say it soo much to me that I go out and buy it.