Turkey Tater Tot Hot Dish

Turkey tater tot hot dish is a hearty, comforting casserole that is perfect for feeding a crowd. This classic recipe combines ground turkey, vegetables, cream soup, and the crowning glory – a crispy, golden topping of tater tots. Families have been making various iterations of this dish for generations, customizing it with their own twists over the years.
This traditional recipe delivers on the classic flavors you know and love in a turkey tater tot casserole.


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cups frozen vegetables
  • 10 oz cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 32 oz tater tots


  1. PreHeat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground turkey and onion until the turkey is browned and the onion is translucent. Drain excess fat.
  3. Place the cooked turkey and onions, frozen vegetables, soup, and milk in a 9×13 baking dish. Stir together until fully combined.
  4. Top with the shredded cheese and arrange the tater tots evenly over top.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until the tater tots are golden brown.
  6. Allow to sit 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

This basic recipe is easy to throw together on a busy weeknight. Feel free to customize it by using different varieties of frozen vegetables, soup flavors, or cheese.