Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

I cannot remember where this recipe came from, but it couldn't be easier to throw together for dinner on a hectic weekday. I like to add some spices to mine, and next time I intend to toss in some chopped onions and green peppers (I considered jalepenos as well). Tell your kids it's a hamburger and cheese tots all-in-one.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 34 cup oatmeal
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 14 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 can campbell condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 package ore-ida frozen tater tots

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine first six ingredients and mix well.
  3. Add ground beef, completely combining mixture.
  4. Spread evenly in a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  5. Top with a single layer of tater tots (you may have a few left over).
  6. Pour cheddar cheese soup over the tater tots.
  7. (stirring the soup with a spoon as you pour makes it come out of the can a little easier).
  8. Bake for one hour.
  9. Fabulous with ketchup.