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

This is my mom's version; different from others posted, you do not have to brown the ground beef before adding to casserole.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Press uncooked ground beef into bottom of greased 9x13 pan
  2. Season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder.
  3. Pour cream of chicken soup on top and spread evenly.
  4. Arrange tatertots on top of soup so that they are side by side in rows covering entire casserole.
  5. Bake at 350 for 45-60 minutes or until juices from the meat run clear
  6. Top with shredded cheese and return to oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  7. Note: You can add chopped onions or garlic to the ground beef before pressing into pan.


Most Helpful

I topped the ground beef with a can of French style green beans. I also added French's dried onion rings on top of the cheese before baking the last 5 minutes. This is fantastic!!!

azladi5 March 23, 2010

This was good and easy to make. I followed the recipe as written and we all enjoyed it. I think I like the casserole better with cream of mushroom soup though.

bmcnichol June 02, 2010

My husband especially enjoyed this SO much! I can't believe that such a simple recipe made my family this happy! I made this as listed and it served 4 of us with a fresh green salad on the side. I used a good amount of spices and would have fun modifying the recipe to include various veggies, etc. Made for Football Tag, week 4. Thanks AZPARZYCH! :)

Nif October 27, 2012

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