Monday, January 18, 2016

Texas Tater Tot Casserole

Texas Tater Casserole

                                           1 pound ground beef                                                           
1 large onion, chopped (lcup)
                           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 whole kernel com with red and green peppers, drained
                                                        1c cup picante sauce                                                            
2 tsp. Chili powder
                                 1/4 teaspoon pepper                                     
1 package (16 ounce) frozen potato nuggets
1/2 cup shredded taco seasoned cheese (2 ounces)   
¼ pkg taco seasoning

Heat oven to 375,
cook beef, onion, celery and garlic in skillet over med.
Heat 8-10 min. 
stirring occasionally until beef is brown, drain.

Stir soup, com, picante sauce, chili powder and pepper
and beef mixture.

Spoon into ungreased 2-1/2 quart casserole.

Top with potato nuggets. Bake uncovered 40 min.

Sprinkle with cheese and bake 5 to 10 min.
                    or until bubbly and cheese is melted. 6 servings