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October 18, 2010

Funeral Potatoes a la Mexico

Who loves funeral potatoes??? I DO!!!
Who loves Mexican food??? I DO!!!
Who loves Mexican Funeral Potatoes??? WE ALL DO!!!

This is a sweet spicy little twist on funeral potatoes!
Don't know what funeral potatoes are???
They are the LDS/Mormon dish traditionally served....at funerals anything.

Nobody claims these are healthy. They just taste amazing.

2 bags of frozen tater tots (this should nearly fill your 9x13 pan)
2 jars of cheddar cheese sauce (16oz ea or 32oz total)
1 large can of cream of celery, mushroom or chicken soup (optional)
1 large can (6oz?) of fire roasted diced green chiles
2 cans (10oz ea) of Rotel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chiles
2 Tbsp of garlic powder
1 Tbsp of fresh ground black pepper.

  • Spray bottom of 9x13 pan with Pam or cooking spray. 
  • Dump in tots and spread evenly.
  • Heat up cheese in microwave a bit then pour or spoon over tots.
  • If using the cream of ....soup, spoon it over tots & cheese.
  • Drain Rotel of 1/2 the liquid (not all).
  • Add Rotel & Diced Green Chilis.
  • Sprinkle liberally with garlic powder & fresh black powder.
  • Mix well.
  • Bake @350 until bubbly in the middle...about 45 minutes.
  • Can be topped with a nice layer of cheddar cheese or some sour cream or a sprinkle of green onions...or nothing at all.

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