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Better Tater Tots Casserole

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"This came about because my son didn't care for the veggies in the other casseroles. But he loves potatoes."

Ingredients

1 package Tater Tots or crown potatoes (round flat frozen potatoes)
1 to 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) cream of mushroom, or 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) cream of chicken soup
1 cup cubed Velveeta cheese
1 small can mushrooms, drained

Instructions

Brown meat; drain. To meat, add soup, cheese and mushrooms. Spray a 9x12-inch pan. Place one-half of potatoes in bottom add meat mixture. Top with remaining potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Charlene Graham
Erie



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