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Mexican Beef Tater Tot™ Pie

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Get your Mexican fix with this beefy, cheesy tot-topped pie. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup diced red bell pepper (1 large)
1
cup diced onion
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup milk
1
egg
2
cups shredded 4-cheese Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
4
cups frozen Tater Tots™ potatoes (from 32-oz bag)
Fresh toppings: diced tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream, cilantro

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef, bell pepper and onion over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is browned and vegetables are softened; drain. Wipe out skillet. Return beef mixture to pan; add taco seasoning mix and water. Cook and stir over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until well mixed. Remove from heat. Cool 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix milk and egg. Stir in cheese. Stir beef mixture into egg mixture, then pour into pie plate. Spread evenly.
  • 4
    Top beef mixture with Tater Tots™. Bake 37 to 39 minutes or until mixture is set and Tater Tots™ are browned. Cool 10 minutes. Top with fresh toppings, as desired.

Expert Tips

  • Like it hot? Use shredded pepper Jack cheese in place of the Mexican blend.
  • Go crazy with the toppings! From sliced ripe olives to pickled jalapeños, feel free to add as much as you like to make it your own.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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