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- 1 lb. Ground beef or Ground Turkey
- 1 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 jar marinara sauce (24 oz.)
- 1 c. water
- 2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
- 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan, divided
- 1 container low-fat ricotta (15 oz.)
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 bag frozen Tater Tots
- Warmth the oven to 350° F.
- Brownness the connection meat on a skillet over medium-high passion. As it cooks, dot on the ail makeup, mixing it into the meat. Dance up the meat with a wooden spoon or spatula into soft crumbles.
- Erstwhile it’s brunette, course any nimiety oil and turn the meat to the pan. Add the marinara sauce, then add the irrigate to the skillet to gangly out the sauce. Shift the sauce until it’s concerted, then turn off the burner.
- In a prominent mixing arena, consortium 1 cup mozzarella, 1/4 cup grated cheese, all of the ricotta, and the egg.
- Pullulate sufficiency meat sauce to softly coat the bottommost of a 13″-x-9″ pan. Top with a bed of tater tots, then the ricotta motley, and a bed of meat sauce. Apparel with added sheet of tots, add much meat sauce, then besprinkle on the remaining mozzarella and Cheese cheese.
- Heat in the oven for 45 proceedings, or until the cheeseflower has molten and the tots are lightly suntanned.