Tater Tot Casserole

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Ever get home after a busy day and think, “what in the world am I going to make for supper?” Well, this meal is fairly quick to make, very filling, and you will have plenty of  leftovers for tomorrow!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 bag mixed veggies (carrots, green beans, corn, peas)
    • you can use fresh or canned
  • 1 large can cream of mushroom
  • 1 bag frozen tater tots
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Brown ground beef, drain fat.
  3. Cook mixed veggies according to directions on bag. If you use canned veggies, they won’t need cooked. I personally like the frozen mixed veggies that you can just pop in the microwave and steam for 8 minutes.
  4. In 9×13 glass baking dish, add meat, veggies, and cream of mushroom. Mix well. Spread the mixture evenly in the pan and add a layer of  tater tots on top. You can add as many or as few as you like. This is what mine looks like:tatertotcasserolebeforecheese
  5. Bake for 35 minutes of until tater tots are golden brown.
  6. Add cheese on top. Bake for another 5-10 minutes. When your cheese is melted, it’s ready!
  7. Enjoy!

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Tartar Sauce –  Only 3 Ingredients! 

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My husband is super picky about his tartar sauce. When we first started dating, I remember he didn’t like the store bought tartar sauce, so he made his own. Nine years later, and he still makes his own!

I have to give him credit though, this recipe is so easy and so much tastier than the store bought!

Here’s what you need:

  • 1/2 Cup Mayonnaise  (I like the mayo made with olive oil, but regular will work too!)
  • 1/4 Cup Dill Relish
  • 1/2 Tbsp Mustard

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, mix all ingredients together.
  2. Enjoy!

See? Super easy! Please like, share, and pin this post if you enjoyed it too!

Mom’s Simple Spaghetti

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Growing up, we ate spaghetti a lot. My parents both worked and spaghetti was always a quick, easy, and nutritious go-to meal.  Plus, Mom always made a lot, so we had leftovers for the next nights meal 🙂

Ingredients:

  • 1lbs Ground Beef
  • 2 cans Hunts Four Cheese spaghetti sauce
  • 1 package spaghetti noodles
  • 2 Tbsp Italian seasoning

Directions:

  1. Boil noodles in large pot. Once cooked (about 7-10 minutes) drain noodles and return to pot (heat off).
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium pan, brown ground beef and 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning. Drain.
  3. In the large pot, add together:
    1. Noodles
    2. Beef
    3. Sauce
    4. 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  4. Simmer on low, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes, or until spaghetti is hot.

Enjoy!

Just a note. I like to pair mine with garlic bread 🙂 And, as mentioned above, this is almost better leftover!

Green Bean Casserole

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Ingredients:

  • 6 cans cut green beans, drained
  • 1 large can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 6oz container of fried onions
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp pepper

Directions:

  1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2.  In a  9×13 glass baking pan, stir together:
    • green beans
    • cream of mushroom soup
    • milk
    • pepper
    • 1 cup fried onions
  3. Cook for 15 minutes, stir, and then cook for another 20 minutes.
  4. Add the rest of the fried onions to the top and bake for 5 minutes, or until the fried onions are to your desired crispiness. (Some of my family like them a little burnt :))

Enjoy!