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Mexican Tater Tot Casserole

This delicious taco-inspired Irish potato tot casserole instruction is chockablock of black beans, corn, boeuf and a full ton of flavor. Oh, did I mention it’s additionally loaded with cheese? Yep. we have a tendency to positively have the cheese element covered!

There’s simply one thing regarding adding Irish potato tots to a dish that creates it particularly fun for the youngsters. I will bear in mind the primary time I told the youngsters that I’d be creating Irish potato tot casserole for dinner. Their eyes lit up with joy.

Mexican Tater Tot Casserole
Mexican Tater Tot Casserole

I used boeuf in my casserole, however ground pork would even be delicious. i take advantage of ground pork usually, in fact, my ground pork tacos area unit wonderful if you’re fascinated by giving this supermolecule a whirl!

It looks like straightforward casserole recipes like this one have form of slipped out of fashion, however I’m still a disciple of meals that you simply will throw along quickly and satisfy the total family.

Mexican Tater Tot Casserole


  • 1 lb. 85/15 ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced ( about ¼ cup)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix (1 oz.)
  • 1 can green chiles (4 oz.)
  • 1 can black beans ( 15.5 oz.) rinsed and drained
  • 1 bag frozen corn (14.4 oz.)
  • 1 can red enchilada sauce (10 oz.)
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar & Monterey jack cheese (off the block), divided
  • 4 cups frozen tater tots
  • Cilantro, optional garnish
  • Sour cream, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9 by 13 inch baking dish (I used this one) with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Add the ground beef and the onion to a 12-inch skillet, brown meat until thoroughly cooked. Drain off excess fat and return to skillet. Add the seasoning packet, green chiles, black beans, frozen corn and the enchilada sauce to the meat and onion, stir until combined. Over medium heat cook another 8 to 10 minutes. Add 2 cups of shredded cheese to the meat mixture and stir until blended. Pour into the baking dish and spread evenly. Place the tater tots evenly over top. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven, add the remaining cup of cheese over the top. Bake another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with cilantro and top with sour cream!