Healthy Tater Tot Casserole

MANDY - tater

Ingredients:

You can use store bought tater tots or make your own!

For the tater tots:

2 cups of cauliflower

1 egg

1 egg white

1/2 cup onion, diced

1 tsp. garlic

2 tbsp. parsley

1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated

1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs

salt and pepper to taste

 

For the meat base:

1 pound ground turkey or beef

1 onion, diced

1 cup of mushrooms

2 cloves of garlic

1 can mushroom soup

salt and pepper

shredded cheese (optional)

 

 

1.To make the tater tots: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  Break the cauliflower into florets and steam in a steamer on the stove top for about 6 minutes.  Chop the cooked cauliflower into little pieces.

2. Place the cauliflower in a bowl, add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.  Using a tablespoon, spoon some of the mixture into your hands and form into a hard egg shape.

3. Place the tots on a greased cookie sheet and bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

4. At the same time, cook the ground turkey or beef and onions in a skillet.  When it is browned add the garlic, salt, pepper and mushrooms and cook a bit more.  Add the mushroom soup and pour the mixture in a baking dish.

5.Place the tater tots on top of the meat mixture and top with shredded cheese.  Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for another 20 minutes.

 

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