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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

Spice up your traditional Tater Tot Casserole with this Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole! Let your slow cooker do the hard work for you and have a tasty, full of flavor meal ready to go when you are.  This easy recipe will be a favorite for sure!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 492kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup cream buttermilk, or milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 32 oz frozen tater tots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery optional
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese I used sharp cheddar
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese optional, depending on taste

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat
  • Add ground chicken and cook (breaking up with spatula) until no longer pink
  • Sprinkle in flour and stir to coat cooked chicken
  • Slowly stir in chicken broth and bring to a simmer for 2-3 minutes to thicken and reduce sauce
  • Stir in cream (or buttermilk or regular milk)
  • Add dried seasonings and salt and pepper and stir all to combine
  • Let cook an additional 2-3 minutes until sauce is nice and thickened up
  • Melt butter in microwave in large microwave safe mug or cup
  • Add buffalo sauce and stir to combine
  • Spray crock well with nonstick spray
  • Add 1/2 of the tater tots
  • Drizzle with 1/2 of the buffalo sauce/butter mixture
  • Cover with the meat mixture
  • Top with carrots, celery and blue cheese if desired
  • Add remaining tater tots and drizzle with remaining buffalo sauce
  • Top with shredded cheddar cheese
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or high for 2-3 hours

Notes

I made this in my 5 quart oval crock and it set it to keep warm for several hours while we swam and it was still delicious!

Nutrition

Calories: 492kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 1569mg | Potassium: 738mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 2250IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 1.7mg