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Tater Tot Taco Casserole

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 8 -10

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove. minced
  • 3 heaping tablespoons taco seasoning¬†or 1 packet
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen fajita mix I used a three bell pepper mixture
  • 1 can Rotel Tomatoes drained
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 32 ounce tater tots, approx. 80 tots
  • 2 cups red enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • garnish sour cream, avocados

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, add ground turkey, onion and garlic. Cook until browned and crumbly, about 5-7 minutes. Drain and place back in skillet.
  • Add taco seasoning and mix well. Then add the corn, fajita mixture, drained Rotel tomatoes and black beans. Mix well and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Stir in 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  • Add 1 cup of enchilada sauce to the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Spoon the meat mixture over enchilada sauce, then add remaining cup of shredded cheese and enchilada sauce.
  • Cover with tater tots. You can throw them on top or line them up nicely, like I do.
  • Bake for 40 - 45 minutes, or until tater tots are cooked through and browned.
  • Sprinkle cilantro on top and garnish.
  • Serve & enjoy!
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