Mini Beef and Potato Nugget Casseroles

I’m absolutely head over heels in love with these Mini Beef and Potato Nugget Casseroles.

These mini comfort food cups taste like little sloppy joe’s that are topped with cheesy tater tots.

Mini Beef and Potato Nugget Casseroles

What’s not to love about that?!

Oh yeah… how about the fact that there are just 7 simple ingredients in this tasty kid-approved meal?


I made this recipe for Pillsbury, but mostly for my 4 year old. She is my picky eater and she could not get enough of these. They are her new favorite dinner recipe, and I’m happy because they’re easy to make. Plus I really love them too.

Mini Beef and Potato Nugget Casseroles

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Mini Beef and Potato Nugget Casseroles

Mini Beef and Potato Nugget Casseroles are comfort food cups that taste like sloppy joe's that are topped with cheesy tater tots!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 639 kcal
Author: Shawn


  • 1 can, 12 oz Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr. Golden Layers® refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 3/4 lb lean, at least 80% ground beef
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 30 potato nuggets
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, 4 oz


  • Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray 10 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Press each in bottom and up side of muffin cup.
  • Heat 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked. Drain, discarding any excess fat. Stir in barbecue sauce, ketchup and mustard. Spoon rounded tablespoon beef mixture into each dough-lined muffin cup.
  • Top each cup with 3 potato nuggets; sprinkle each with cheese.
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until potato nuggets and biscuit cups are golden brown.


Calories: 639kcal | Carbohydrates: 124g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 469mg | Potassium: 2895mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 126mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 6mg
Keywords: Ground Beef, mini, nuggets, Potato
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Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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