My mom made this a lot as a kid. Its a great meal, everything is in one dish. This recipe can also be frozen.
1lb. Ground Beef
1 Onion, diced
1 Ear of Corn, Corn removed from stalk (Can use canned)
1 Can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 Can Condensed Cheese Soup (Can use Cream of Mushroom)
2 C Cheddar Cheese
1/4C Bell Pepper, diced
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
4T Sour Cream
Salt and Pepper to taste
1Bag Tater Tots or Hashbrowns
-In large skillet combine beef, onion, peppers, garlic over medium heat. Cook until onion becomes translucent and meat is no longer pink. Drain grease.
-In bowl combine soup, milk and sour cream. Whisk until blended. Stir in beef mixture, corn and black beans. Stir in 1 C Cheese.
-In 13X9 baking dish, layer half the bag of tater tots on bottom of pan. Try not to leave huge holes, but some are fine. Spoon soup/beef mixture evenly over top of tots. Layer top with remaining tots, then coat with last cup of cheese.
-Bake 350 for 25-30 minutes, or until top is golden brown.
This recipe can be frozen. Just cover baking dish with freezer paper, and place in freezer, good for about 3 months.