This gluten-free tater tot casserole is comfort food at its best! Easy, creamy filling filled topped with golden tater tots.
Ever since I developed my recipe for gluten free cream of chicken soup, I’ve been looking for easy dinner recipes to use it in. Like my gluten free creamy chicken casserole. Well, here is another classic recipe that is now easily made gluten-free: gluten free tater tot casserole.
Maybe you had it as a kid, maybe you didn’t. Either way, you should definitely make it now.
How to make tater tot casserole gluten free
Most of the ingredients in tater tot casserole, also called tater tot hot dish, are naturally gluten free.
To make a gluten free tater tot casserole, you’ll need:
- Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup
- Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
- Green Beans, or other veggies
- Diced Onion
- Gluten-Free Tater Tots
The only thing that isn’t usually gluten free is the cream of chicken soup.
It is so easy to make!
First make the gluten-free condensed cream soup (don’t worry, it only takes about 5 minutes to mix up on the stove).
You just need som gluten free flour, broth, butter or oil, some milk, and some mushrooms.
How to make tater tot casserole filling
Next, brown off a pound of ground beef (or ground turkey) with some chopped onion and then drain off all the extra fat.
Mix in some green beans, and the cream of mushroom soup.
You could also use mixed frozen veggies, or carrots, corn, peas, or any other veggies that your heart desires.
Then all you have to do it pour it into your favorite casserole dish and top it with some frozen tater tots.
Are tater tots gluten free?
Not all tater tots are gluten-free, but most are. Be be sure to buy tater tots that are gluten free.
If they are gluten-free they should be clearly labeled.
At the time of my last update, Ore Ida tater tots are gluten free, and are my go-to trusted brand for tater tots.
How to bake gluten free tater tot hotdish?
All that is left is to bake your casserole until the tater tots are nice and brown and the filling is all bubbly.
The filling has already been cooked on the stove top, so you really just have to cook it until the tater tots are golden and piping hot.
You ant the filling to be bubbly and hot, too!
I recommend baking it at a higher oven temperature, I preheat my oven to 400°F.
The higher temperature is necessary to get your tater tots all nice and golden.
Can you make tater tot casserole in an Instant Pot?
You can make tater tot casserole in an instant pot, however, the tater tots won’t get golden and crispy.
It will still have all the delicious flavors, and is quick and easy to make!
To make tater tot hotdish in an Instant Pot, set your electric pressure cooker to saute and brown your ground beef.
Follow the rest of the directions for making the filling ith the InsaPot on Saute.
Top your casserole filling with frozen tater tots and pressure on high for 10 minutes.
Do a quick pressure release, and then serve.
And there you have it, a super easy, filling, gluten-free tater tot casserole recipe.
What can you add to gluten free tater tot casserole?
Don’t be afraid to customize this recipe!
Add some shredded cheese on top of the tater tots, or add some sweet corn to the filling.
Or skip the green beans. Or add some peas.
Tater tot casserole is kind of like an easier version of the classic shepherd’s pie.
Creamy, meaty, savory filling topped with some good ole potatoes.
Nothing wrong with a nice healthy helping of comfort food!
If I understand correctly, in some regions it is called tater tot hot dish instead of tater tot casserole.
Whatever you call it, in the words of my toddler it is “a tasty dinner.”
- 2 recipe gluten free cream of mushroom soup
- 1 pound Ground Beef, Or turkey
- ½ cup Chopped Onion
- 1 15 ounce can Green Beans, Or approximately 2 cups frozen
- 3 ½ cups Gluten Free Tatertots
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- In a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat brown the ground beef and the onions. Drain off the fat.
- Add the gluten-free cream of mushroom soup, and the green beans and stir to combine.
- Pour into a shallow casserole dish, and top with the frozen tater tots.
- Bake for 30 minutes, or until the tater-tots are golden and the filling is bubbly.
If you prefer, you can use gluten free cream of chicken soup to make this.
There are a few gluten free cream of chicken and cream of mushroom soups on the market no, you can also use one of those. Campbell's condensed soups are NOT gluten free.
Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 448Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 88mgSodium 786mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 3gSugar 3gProtein 29g
All nutrition info is a guestimate and will vary depending on the ingredients you use.