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Cajun Ham and Turkey Tater Tot Casserole - Recipe

Cajun Ham and Turkey Tater Tot Casserole – Recipe

This tater tot casserole recipe is hearty and filling, made with oven roasted turkey, slow roasted ham, lots of Cajun spices, and topped with golden tater tots. Bring your appetite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cajun, casserole, hot dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 461 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 jalapeño pepper chopped
  • 1 serrano pepper chopped (optional)
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup crema or sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasonings
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 5.5 ounces Hillshire Farm® Premium Carved Slow Roasted Seasoned Ham chopped
  • 5.5 ounces Hillshire Farm® Premium Carved Oven Roasted Turkey Breast chopped
  • 1 cup shredded smoked gouda cheese
  • 32 ounce bag tater tots frozen
  • FOR SERVING: Spicy chili flakes fresh chopped herbs, hot sauce as desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Heat a 14-inch cast iron pan to medium heat. Add butter and let it melt.
  3. Add the flour and stir to form a roux. Stir constantly until the mixture begins to brown, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the onion, peppers and celery. Cook down for about 5 minutes to soften.
  5. Add the garlic and cook another minute, stirring.
  6. Add the chicken broth, Cajun seasonings and salt and pepper. Stir continuously until it thickens up, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in the crema or sour cream until it is incorporated through.
  8. Stir in the ham and turkey.
  9. Top the whole thing with shredded cheese.
  10. Top with tater tots and bake for 30 minutes, or until the tots are crispy brown.
  11. Sprinkle with spicy chili flakes and fresh chopped herbs. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Cajun Ham and Turkey Tater Tot Casserole – Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 461 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 1184mg49%
Potassium 546mg16%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 915IU18%
Vitamin C 26.9mg33%
Calcium 230mg23%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.