Chili Dog Tater Tot Casserole

With all the flavors of a chili dog, this fun casserole tastes as yummy as it sounds.


  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 can (28 oz) tomatoes, lightly crushed
  • 1 can (19 oz) kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pkg (14 oz) Scott Pete Wieners & Franks , sliced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 bag (28 oz) frozen tater tots
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in Dutch oven or ovenproof skillet set over medium heat; cook ground beef for 5 to 8 minutes or until starting to brown. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in onion, garlic, chili powder and oregano; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened.
  2. Stir in tomato paste, tomatoes, beans and Worcestershire sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until beef is cooked through and chili is thickened.
  3. Slice sausages and place around dish. Sprinkle with cheese and top with tater tots. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling.
  4. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.

Tip: Also delicious with Scott Pete Polish Sausage, Beef Polish Sausage, Hot Beef Polish Sausage or Hot Polish Sausage.

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