Aug 21, 2012

tater tot casserole

Alas the first chosen winner for Vegan Sandwiches Save The Day never responded and therefore some other lucky person is the new winner! 

Laurie is the new winner!
Laurie, please contact me to own your very free new cookbook 
by Tami Noyes and Celine Steen!
veganaide (at) yahoo (dot) com

In other interesting development, below is Tater Tot Casserole, Duggar style, just a lot healthier. 

Tater Tot Casserole is amazing because you can utilize whatever protein you'd like for the bottom layer: soy curls (thanks, Dorian!), TVP, ground seitan, tofu, marinated, grilled and diced, or tempeh. I used Soy Curls, rehydrated and sauteed with onion and garlic. The sauce is a creamy "chicken" style gravy. The whole thing is slathered with tater tots and baked to golden crispiness. 

It is as easy as you want it to be and it is sure to be the favorite of any kid. Throw some veggies on the side to make it a complete meal. 

I've blogged about Tater Tot Casserole before, but this time, I am taking the time to write up the recipe.

Cost Breakdown

Soy Curls: $3

onion, flour, spices: $.75
almond milk: $1.50
tater tots: $3
Total to make 5 servings:

RECIPE UPDATE: this dish has been tested and revised and will be featured in the upcoming cookbook "Everyday Vegan Eats," by Zsu Dever.


  1. I have a thing for tater tot casserole.

    1. You also happen to have *the* best recipe for it in American Vegan Kitchen. I'm just trying to help out those poor unfortunate ones who don't have a copy of it. They just have to settle a bit.

  2. I think it should be mandatory to own a copy of AVK. Just saying...
    Looking forward to seeing your spin on it. Tater Tots, the best junk food ever!

    1. Here! Here! Say it as many times as opportunity dictates! It should be mandatory to own it!

      Thanks, in2insight.

  3. Ah, where did the recipe go?? I need it!

  4. I wish to god I could find the recipe, but I have been searching and I have had no luck

  5. Any chance I could get the recipe? My kiddo asked me to make this this week and the recipe is no longer posted. :(

  6. I am so sorry! This recipe is being published in my upcoming cookbook and due to publishing rights, I cannot post it.

  7. Wow! Looks like I found a dinner recipe for today. Thanks!!

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  8. I bought your book so I could have this recipe. Very tasty. Thanks!

    1. Wow! Thank you!! I really appreciate that! Please let me know if you ever have any questions!


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