Slow Cooker Tater Tot Hotdish
Comfort food doesn’t have to be boring. This classic comfort dish is jazzed up with added color and nutrients to make a well-balanced main dish your family is sure to love.
Oftentimes comfort food can be higher in fat and sodium. Making smart swaps with healthier ingredients, your classic comfort food can keep all of those delicious flavors without all of the extras. Our Slow Cooker Tater Tot Hotdish incorporates a variety of lean protein sources like ground turkey, Greek Yogurt and low-fat cheeses which are lighter in fat and sodium. To learn more about healthy ingredient swaps check out Now Serving: Recipe Makeovers!
This recipe features a bag of frozen mixed vegetables for added color and nutrients. Despite the known benefits of vegetables, many people do not consume the recommended daily amounts. Adding vegetables to your favorite dish (such as this one) is a great way to add more vegetables to your diet. Check out our Vary Your Veggies series to learn all sorts of tips and tricks for making veggies a part of your daily routine.
- 1 lb. ground turkey, cooked
- 1 small onion, diced
- 16 oz. bag frozen mixed vegetables
- 14.5 oz. can cream of mushroom soup, reduced sodium
- 5.3 oz. container plain Greek yogurt
- 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
- 8 oz. tater tots
- 3 Tbsp. colby jack cheese, shredded
Brown ground turkey in a skillet. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add ground turkey and onion mixture, vegetables, soup, yogurt and garlic powder to slow cooker. Stir to combine. Top with tater tots and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 2-3 hours.