Grandma's Meat and Tater Hotdish


Very good hotdish recipe from my late grandmother that can also be eaten as a meal with a salad.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup

  • ¾ cup sour cream

  • 1 (15 ounce) can green beans, drained and liquid reserved, divided

  • 1 (8 ounce) package processed cheese (such as Velveeta®), sliced

  • 1 pound frozen bite-sized potato nuggets (such as Tater Tots®)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain grease. Add onion and cook until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, combine condensed soup, sour cream, and green bean liquid in a small bowl. Set sauce aside.

  4. Add green beans to the cooked beef and onions; mix to combine and transfer to a casserole dish. Top with sliced cheese and cover with frozen potato nuggets. Pour sauce over top.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven potatoes are browned and sauce is bubbly, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

603 Calories
46g Fat
28g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 603
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 20g 98%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 1288mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 271mg 21%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 601mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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