Vegetarian Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Vegetarian Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

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Vegetarian Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Recipe Summary

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

15 minutes






One Pot

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup white mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup zucchini, diced
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 2 cups cooked lentils
  • 1 cup raw walnuts, optional

  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup unsweetened plain almond milk
  • ½ teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 24 ounces frozen tater tots

Recipe Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425º Fahrenheit.

2. Heat the olive oil in the braiser over medium heat. Add onions, mushrooms, zucchini, and carrots and saute for approximately 5 minutes.

3.Carefully transfer veggies to a food processor. Add cooked lentils, walnuts (if using), tomato sauce, almond milk, coconut aminos, and taco seasoning. Process until smooth. Transfer lentil mixture back to the braiser.

4. Sprinkle cheese over the lentil mixture so that it is fully covered.

5. Place tater tots in concentric circles until the entire surface is covered.

6. Carefully transfer the braiser to the oven and bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the tater tots are cooked through and crispy.

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