I figured out how to make this dish without cream of soups! However, because there isn't the ease of the canned soups this tater tot hotdish is much more time consuming than the traditional recipe. I hope you enjoy it!
- 2 lbs ground beef
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 teaspoons garlic
- 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans green beans
- 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 (32 ounce) bag tater tots
- 6 tablespoons flour
- 6 tablespoons oil
- 2 cups broth
- 2 chicken bouillon
- 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, minced (as to mimick the mushrooms in cream of mushroom soup)
- Brown meat along with onion, garlic.
- Meanwhile, heat oil (or butter) on medium low.
- Add flour, broth, bouillion. Whisk and heat until thickened.
- Drain meat.
- Add all the rest ingredients except the tater tots.
- Put meat mixture in 9x13 greased dish.
- Top with tater tots.
- Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes.