This Sweet Potato Tater Tot Casserole is a healthier version of the classic hot-dish you love! Loaded with ground turkey, cream of mushroom soup, fresh veggies, cheese and sweet potato tots - you’re going to love this recreation!
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Dice your onion, garlic, mushrooms and bell peppers. Set aside.
Heat a large cast iron skillet on medium heat and add olive oil and the ground turkey and season generously with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes or so or until brown.
Once the ground turkey has fully finished cooking, remove it from the pan (but leave the grease in the pan!) and put the turkey on a plate. Set this aside for now.
To the same pan, add in the onion and green bell pepper along with a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes Next, stir in the mushrooms. Cook for another 2 or so minutes. Lastly, add in the garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
To the veggie mixture, add in 1/4 cup of all purpose flour and mix in well. Slowly add in 2/3 cup of whole milk and mix in. Do not let this mixture come to a boil! Next, add in 1 heaping cup of cheese! Mix with wooden spoon continually until thick and creamy.
Once thick and creamy, add back in the ground turkey and mix it all together. Taste and adjust for seasoning if needed.
Top with an additional 1/4 cup of cheese and then the bag of sweet potato tater tots.
Bake for 25-30 minutes until crispy and golden. Serve immediately. Optional garnishes: extra green bell pepper, jalapeno, ketchup, sour cream etc. Enjoy!