Hotdish Tater Tot Casserole Slow Cooker Recipe

Prep Time
< 30 minutes
Cook Time
< 2+ hours
    1 pound ground beef ½ yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeño peppers, diced 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes, drained
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • 4 ounces whipped cream cheese
  • 2 pounds tater tots
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 8 ounces shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Sour cream & pico de gallo (for serving)
  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat add beef, onion, garlic and jalapeño.
  2. Break up beef as it cooks and stir as needed to brown evenly and cook veggies.
  3. Once ground beef is fully cook and veggies are softened you can spoon off any excess grease.
  4. Spray Crockpot™ Slow Cooker well with nonstick canola oil spray.
  5. Add half of tater tots on bottom, then top with ground beef mixture.
  6. Pour in black beans, tomatoes and corn.
  7. Dollop spoonfuls of cream cheese throughout the top of the mixture.
  8. Top with remaining tots, drizzle with salsa and cover with cheese.
  9. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours or LOW for 4 to 6 hours or until tater tots are hot and slightly crispy on edges and cheese is fully melted.
Slow Cooker