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This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole Will Be Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe


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My family loves sloppy Joe's any day of the week, so when I brought out this Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole for dinner, the whole table went wild!  

Tater tots are one of those things that I always have in my freezer - they're just so versatile! There's so many delicious ingredients packed into this dish, and the sky's the limit, really, when it comes to adding veggies galore to the mix. Give this a try - it'll be your new staple dinner in no time.

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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • � teaspoon salt
  • 32 ounces frozen tater tots
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • � cup dill pickles, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9x13-inch glass baking dish with nonstick spray.
  2. In a large nonstick pan, brown beef and onion over medium-high for about 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain beef mixture of any grease, then return to the heat.
  3. Stir in the tomato sauce, brown sugar, worcestershire, mustard, and salt, cooking 2-3 more minutes, stirring frequently until simmering.
  4. Layer half the frozen tater tots in the bottom of the baking dish, in a single layer. Spoon the beef mixture on top, then top with 1 cup of cheese, remaining potatoes, then the rest of the cheese.
  5. Bake 45-55 minutes, or until bubbly and golden brown. Serve topped with chopped pickles. Enjoy!