Cowboy Casserole

Savoring the goodness of my homemade Cowboy Casserole tonight! 🤠🍲 Perfect comfort food for a cozy evening.


  • 2 lbs. Ground beef
  • 1 Large bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 C. Onion chopped
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic
  • ½ C. Milk
  • 1 Can Cream of onion soup
  • 1 Can of corn drained
  • ¼ C. Sour cream
  • 2 C. Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Add ½ of the tater tots in a single layer on the bottom of a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.

3. Place the meat and onion into a skillet over medium-high heat on the stove and cook until the meat is completely browned and the onions have softened.

4. Drain any excess grease.

5. Stir in the garlic and saute for another 30 seconds.

6. Mix in the soup, milk, corn, sour cream, 1 cup of the cheese, and salt and pepper to taste, and stir to combine with the meat mixture.

7. Spread the meat mixture over the layer of tater tots.

8. Place another layer of tater tots on top, and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

9. Bake 30-40 minutes until the tater tots are crispy and the cheese has melted.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour Servings: 8 | Kcal: 420 kcal


Can I use frozen corn in Cowboy Casserole?

Yes, you can use frozen corn. Make sure to thaw and drain it before adding it to the mixture.

Can I prepare Cowboy Casserole in advance?

Absolutely! You can assemble the casserole and refrigerate it overnight. Bake it when you’re ready to serve.

Can I substitute ground beef with turkey or chicken?

Certainly! Feel free to use ground turkey or chicken for a lighter alternative without compromising on flavor.

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