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Tator Tot Hotdish

Homemade Tator Tot Hotdish is a Midwestern classic comfort dish filled with ground beef, corn, green beans, a creamy sauce and topped with crispy tator tots! A quick and easy, family favorite dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: tator tot hotdish
Servings: 8
Author: Heather


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 14-½ oz can cut green beans, drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 2 lb bag frozen tator tots


  • Preheat the oven to 425° and grease a 2 quart baking dish.
  • Over medium heat, brown the ground beef until no longer pink and drain any grease.
  • Add the onion flakes, garlic, salt, pepper and butter. Let that cook until the butter is a melted.
  • Stir in the flour and cook another minute.
  • Slowly pour the milk in while stirring. Bring the mix to a low bubble and reduce heat to low.
  • Let the mixture simmer for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  • Stir in the corn and beans until completely combined.
  • Pour the beef and veggie mix into the prepared pan and spread out evenly.
  • Place the tator tots in a single layer on top of the beef and veggie mix. Any extras, just place them on top.
  • Bake the hotdish for 30 minutes until bubbly and the tator tots are golden and crispy.


Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 408mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 279IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 2mg
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