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Easy Beef Enchilada Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

If you love tator tot casseroles, you will love this easy beef enchilada tator tot casserole recipe. All the flavors of beef enchiladas in a casserole.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: casserole, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Easy Beef Enchilada Tator Tot Casserole Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 795kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • (1) 10 oz. can of Rotel (diced tomatoes with green chilis)
  • 1 Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • (1) 10 oz. can of Red Enchilada sauce
  • (1) 32 oz. bag of tator tots
  • 8 oz shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 12 oz shredded Cheddar Cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Brown the ground beef and drain off any excess grease.
  • Stir in the taco seasoning, garlic salt, and the can of Rotel.
  • Mix in a can of Red Enchilada sauce.
  • Place this mixture at the bottom of the greased 9x13 baking pan.
  • Spread out half of the shredded cheddar cheese over the ground beef.
  • Place one layer of tator tots over the casserole.
  • Baked for 25 minutes uncovered.
  • Sprinkle with the Monterey Jack cheese and the remaining cheddar cheese on top. Bake for 3-5 more minutes until the cheese is melted.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite enchilada toppings.


*Refrigerate the leftovers in an air tight container for up 5-7 days. 
*When serving, top this casserole with your favorite enchilada toppings.  I love topping it with sour cream, olives, red onions and tomatoes.  


Calories: 795kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 1650mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 984IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 566mg | Iron: 4mg