Tater Tot Casserole
Yield 10, 8 oz portions
Ground Beef 3 lb
Olive Oil 2 tbl
inced 1 tbl
Onions ¾ lb
Celery ½ lb
Diced Canned Tomatoes 1 ½ lb
Tomato Sauce 1 cup
Beef Stock 2/3 cup
BB Herbs 1 tbl
Whole milk 2/3 cup
Worcestershire sauce 1 tbl
Salt & Pepper TT
Cheddar Cheese Shredded 2 cup
Frozen Tater Tots As needed to cover the top
Preheat pan over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add the ground beef, onions, celery and garlic and cook to a golden brown, breaking the meat into small pieces.
Add the tomato product, stock, milk herbs and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a simmer.
Cook for 15-20 minutes over low heat.
Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper to your desired taste and remove from the heat and cool.
Once cool, place in the appropriate size baking pan and spread out evenly.
Cover the top with the cheddar cheese and line the tater tots on top.
Bake in a 350 degree oven until the tots are golden brown. The meat filling will be bubbling on the sides.
Remove and serve at once.