Cowboy Tater Tot Casserole for Two


Cowboy Tater Tot Casserole for Two

This cozy tater tot casserole is hearty enough to feed a cowboy!

Cowboy Tater Tot Casserole for Two
Cowboy Tater Tot Casserole for Two

Casseroles make great recipes for dinner, but sometimes you're left with too much food. This Cowboy Tater Tot Casserole for Two is an easy recipe that makes just enough for two people. Ground beef, tater tots, and cream of mushroom soup combine to make a dinner that is as filling as it is delicious. Sour cream and shredded cheese make this dish creamy and tasty. Corn may be a surprising addition to this tater tot casserole, but this addition makes for a meal that includes all food groups. That means you don't need to worry about making a side dish!

This amazing casserole for two will satisfy even the hungriest cowboy. Simply brown some ground beef, stir in the soup, and layer the corn and tater tots, and you're on your way to an easy meal. Since this recipe won't stick you with a bunch of leftovers, this easy casserole recipe makes for a perfect weeknight dinner. After one bite of this easy casserole recipe, this is sure to become your go-to tater tot casserole!

Yields2 servings

Preparation Time20 min

Cooking Time25 min

Cooking Vessel Size8 x 8-inch baking dish



  • 1/2 pound ground beef (80/20)
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (8-3/4-ounce) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2/3 cup cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups frozen tater tots


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease an 8 x 8-inch baking dish.

  2. In a skillet, cook onion until tender. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add the ground beef and cook until no pink remains. Stir in the corn, soup, ΒΌ cup cheese, milk, sour cream, and pepper.

  3. Place 1 cup Tater Tots into the baking dish. Add the beef mixture over the Tater Tots. Add the other 1 cup Tater Tots over the beef and then sprinkle the remaining cheese over the Tater Tots.

  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden and cheese has melted.

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I really enjoyed this. Easy to make, tasty and any left overs would be just as good (or better!) the next day.

I love finding casserole recipes for two people. I usually only cook for one, so it takes me almost a week to finish a whole casserole. These smaller-serving casseroles are just perfect.


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