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Sloppy joe tater tot casserole on a white plate garnished with parsley

Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 408kcal
This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is easy to make and delicious. A quick and simple from scratch sloppy joe mixture is topped with cheese and tater tots for an easy recipe everyone loves!


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 14 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 28 ounce bag tater tot frozen potatoes 28 oz
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • Brown the ground beef, onion and celery in a skillet. Drain any fat.
  • Add the tomato sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and salt to the browned beef and onion mixture. Stir to combine and let simmer covered about 5 minutes.
  • Pour the meat mixture into the prepared pan. Top with half of the cheese. Top the meat mixture with the frozen tater tot potatoes and remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes or until bubbly and tater tots are browned.


Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 1296mg | Potassium: 870mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 625IU | Vitamin C: 16.5mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 3.2mg