Food and Nutrition


| Share

Slow Cooker Tater Tot Hotdish

Slow Cooker Tater Tot Hotdish
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.


Makes six servings. Each serving has 230 calories, 7 g fat, 23 g protein, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber and 290 mg sodium.

Social Eats Logo

This recipe is part of the Social Eats Project. To learn more about the Social Eats campaign and see recipes like it go here

Creative Commons License
Feel free to use and share this content, but please do so under the conditions of our Creative Commons license and our Rules for Use. Thanks.