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Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

This sloppy joe casserole is such an easy twist on a childhood favorite! The whole family loves this one at my house! Check out my video below and see how easy this is to make, too!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword comfort food, kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 578kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion diced
  • 15 ounces canned corn drained
  • 15 ounces sloppy joe sauce
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese grated
  • 16 ounces tater tots
  • Chives for sprinkling on top as desired


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the peppers and onions until the meat is cooked through. Drain the fat and return to the heat. Stir in the corn, sloppy joe sauce, and cream cheese. Cook over low heat until the cream cheese is melted.
  • Pour the sloppy joe mixture into a 9x13 baking dish. Top with half of the grated cheese.
  • Arrange the tater tots in a single layer over the top of the cheese. Sprinkle the top with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with chopped chives if desired. Serve immediately.



Calories: 578kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 759mg | Potassium: 611mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1125IU | Vitamin C: 33.5mg | Calcium: 311mg | Iron: 2.5mg