Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Tater Tot Casserole is a classic casserole that comes together quickly.  Sure to please the whole family, this lightened up version of the traditional casserole cuts calories not flavor.


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can French style green beans, drained
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 32 oz. bag tater tots
  • green onions - optional


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.  Add onions, sauteeing until translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef, cook until browned. Drain beef, then return to skillet.
  4. To beef, add greek yogurt, onion powder, salt, and pepper.  Stir well.
  5. Pour beef mixture into a casserole pan.
  6. Layer drained green beans on top of beef mixture.
  7. Top green beans with tater tots, then sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes or until tater tots are golden brown.
  9. Top with chopped green onions, jalapenos, tomatoes, and cilantro if desired.


This is a gluten-free recipe.