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Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

Contributor: Lauren Keating
Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole has all the delicious flavors of buffalo chicken dip and is a great way to spice up your weeknight dinner.
 
Listen to our editor, Christine Pittman, explain briefly how to make this casserole, with some great tips along the way, by clicking the play button below:
 
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  • Author: Lauren Keating
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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  • 1 small rotisserie chicken (about 3 pounds)
  • ¼ cup Buffalo wing sauce, bought or homemade
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 lb. frozen tater tots
  • 4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

Instructions

  1. Heat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Remove and discard the chicken skin. Pull the meat off the bones and shred it.
  3. Add the meat to a 9×11 casserole dish. Pour in the wing sauce and mix well.
  4. Scatter the carrots and celery over the chicken.
  5. Sprinkle with half of the cheese.
  6. Arrange the tater tots in a single layer over the top of the casserole.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes, until the tater tots are golden brown. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes, until melted.