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sloppy joe tater tot casserole

Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

Amanda Cooks & Styles
5 from 1 vote
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 2 lbs. Tater Tots frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded

Sloppy Joe Mixture:

  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 cup Green Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1 cup Onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Ketchup
  • 1 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar


  • First, make the sloppy joe mixture: Add ground beef, onions and peppers to a large skillet and cook over medium heat until beef is browned. Add remaining ingredients to the skillet and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • While the sloppy joe mixture is cooking, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Very lightly oil baking dish. Layer half of the tater tots on the bottom of the casserole dish. Evenly pour sloppy joe mixture on top of the tater tots. Sprinkle half the cheese on top of the sloppy joe mixture. Top with remaining tater tots and then sprinkle top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake casserole for 40 minutes until top is golden and lightly bubbly along the edges. Remove from oven and let cool slightly before slicing and serving. Top with sour cream and chopped green onions(optional)!
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