Tater Taco casserole

I LOVE casseroles don’t you!!! I love them because they are typically very yummy and easy which is great for busy weeknights!!!

Here is the recipe if you like

Tater Taco casserole

Recipe by The Closet CookCourse: Uncategorized


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  • 1 pound of ground beef

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 can of green chilies

  • 1 onion diced

  • 2 cloves of garlic minced

  • 1 can of black beans rinsed and drained

  • 1 can of red enchilada sauce

  • 1 bag of tater tots or tater crowns

  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 cup of queso cheese


  • In a medium/large skillet brown the ground beef(cook through)
  • add salt, cayenne, chili powder, and taco seasoning
  • add onions and minced garlic and simmer until onions are tender
  • add can of rinsed and drained black beans stir
  • add green chilies
  • in a 9X13 greased pan pour mixture in making sure it is even
  • pour can of enchilada sauce over top of taco mixture evenly
  • cover with cheese placing the queso down the center and sides with cheddar everywhere else
  • cover the top with tater tots or crowns(whichever is your favorite)
  • Bake in a 375 degree preheated oven 30 minutes
  • turn the oven to broil watching closely broil 5-10 minutes(unitl it gets golden brown)
  • remove and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes
  • serve with salsa, sour cream, chips and enjoy


  • when covering the top with the tater tots or crowns you can arrange them in a single layer or dump them on top… I prefer to arrange in a single layer myself
  • Serve with tortilla chips for an added crunch, loved it with tortilla chips snd salsa!!!

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