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Sloppy Joe Tater Tot CasseroleRecipe Card

Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Over medium high heat, brown beef until cooked. Drain any fat and remove and set aside
2In the same pan, saute onions and garlic until translucent
3Add red bell pepper and corn and cook until soft
4Add beef, Sloppy Joe sauce, cream cheese, paprika and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine
5Simmer over medium low heat for 5 minutes
6Pour the beef mixture in a 9x13 baking dish and spread evenly
7Top with a layer of 1 cup of cheese
8Arrange tater tots and sprinkle with remaining cheese
9Bake at 450 degrees F for 20 minutes or until the tater tots are crispy and golden
10Dish and serve hot

Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole
Recipe Card - ingredients

1 lb. ground beef
½ sweet onion, diced
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 can (15 oz.) corn, drained
1 can (24 oz.) Sloppy Joe sauce
4 tablespoons cream cheese
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
32 oz. frozen tater tots