Hamburger Casserole with Tater Tots and Cheese

Hillbilly Hamburger Casserole

  • Author: Simple Green Moms
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Gluten Free
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: French


All you need to make this delicious recipe is 5 ingredients, one skillet, one casserole dish and that’s it!


  • 1 bag of frozen tater tots
  • 1 1/2 lb. ground beef (chicken or turkey works!)
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450(F) degrees and prepare 8×8 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. Brown meat in a skillet over medium-high heat. Once the meat is fully cooked, add in seasonings and chopped onion.
  3. Place half of the tater tots, meat and cheese in prepared dish. Season with salt and pepper then add the remaining tater tots, meat and cheese.
  4. Season with more salt and pepper if desired, then place uncovered in the oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until tater tots are golden brown


  • Serving Size: 6

Keywords: hamburger casserole, casserole, meat