Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 40 mins | Total Time: 50 mins | Yield: 8 servings
Incredibly tasty casserole with ground beef, corn, cheddar cheese, and sour cream topped with crispy tater tots. This easy meal is perfect for the whole family! A comforting meal to end a busy, stressful day.
Casseroles are amazing! They are not only excellent for busy days but always a star on potlucks. And casseroles are pretty flexible. I bet you have your favourites, and this Cowboy Casserole deserves a spot.
Busy day ahead? Prep this a day before and simply pop it in the oven the next day.
1/2 lb ground beef, (85/15)
1 c. corn
2/3 c. Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 c. cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
1/3 c. whole milk
1/4 c. sour cream
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 c. bacon, cooked and crumbled
32 oz. tater tots
How to make Cowboy Casserole
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 375 degrees.
Step 2: Cook the beef in a large skillet over medium heat until browned.
Step 3: To the skillet, add the corn, cream of mushroom soup, half a cup cheese, milk, sour cream, onion powder, black pepper, and bacon. Stir well.
Step 4: Layer the beef in a 9 x 13-inch pan, top with cheese, and line the tater tots up.
Step 5: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for about 40 to 45 minutes, uncovered.
Step 6: Remove from the oven, sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top, and bake for 5 minutes more.
Yield: 8 servings, Amount per serving: Calories: 148g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 109g | Vitamin C: 2g | Calcium: 73g | Iron: 1g