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Full of chicken, vegetables and a creamy sauce that makes an irresistible family size Chicken Tater Tot Casserole freezer meal!

Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

Full of chicken, vegetables and a full of flavor sauce that makes an irresistible family size freezer meal! Bake right away or freeze for later!
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time :15 minutes
Cook Time :1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time :1 hour 45 minutes
Servings :8
Calories :493
Course :Main Dish

Ingredients
 

  • 28 ounce condensed cream of chicken soup 2 (15-ounce) cans, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup milk 2%
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups cooked chicken cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots thawed
  • 1 cup frozen corn thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded, divided
  • 32 ounce frozen tater tots

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, add soup, milk, butter, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated thru and butter has melted. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in chicken, peas and carrots, corn and 1 cup shredded cheese. Transfer to one greased 9 x 13 freezer-safe baking pan, or 2 greased 8 x 8 freezer safe baking pans.
  • Spread frozen tater tots over chicken mixture in a single layer. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Cover pan(s) with foil, then wrap in plastic. Freeze for up to 2 months.

To Bake Right Away:

  • Assemble casserole thru Step 3, but do not top with cheese at this point.
  • Bake in 400°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes until sauce is bubbling.
  • Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes until cheese is melted.
  • To Bake From Frozen:
  • Remove pan from freezer 30 minutes before baking. Remove plastic wrap.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bake covered for 1-1/2 hours, remove foil and continue baking for an additional 30 minutes until tater tots are golden brown and casserole is heated thru.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 493kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 21gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 1281mgPotassium: 574mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1306IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 107mgIron: 3mg

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