1tablespoonolive oil(extra virgin - if using non-stick pan for browning your hamburger)
1 ½lbsground beef(browned and drained of excess grease)
126 oz cancream of chicken condensed soup(family size - cream of mushroom works too)
each, salt & pepper(to taste)
2lbsfrozen mixed vegetables(thawed)
2lbsfrozen tater tots(+/- use enough to cover your casserole)
1tablespoonparsley(fresh, chopped or dried - optional)
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a large casserole dish, combine the cream of chicken and milk. Add seasoning (salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder), Worcestershire sauce, and frozen mixed vegetables. *Preferably the mixed vegetables have been thawed or rinsed with warm water. If still completely frozen, you may need to cook longer.
1 26 oz can cream of chicken condensed soup, 1 cup milk, each, salt & pepper, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon onion powder, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 2 lbs frozen mixed vegetables, 1 tablespoon olive oil
Add drained, browned ground beef and stir all of the casserole filling ingredients together. Top with a generous layer of tater tots then sprinkle cheese and parsley over the tater tots.
1 ½ lbs ground beef, 2 lbs frozen tater tots, 1 cup cheddar cheese, 1 tablespoon parsley
Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 35-40 minutes, or until the filling mixture is bubbling around the casserole dish edges and the tater tots are completely cooked through. Serve immediately.
**Refrigerate or freeze unused portions in an airtight container. Leftovers will store 3-4 days in the refrigerator and 2-3 months in the freezer.