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16 Recipes That Prove The Midwest Is The King Of Comfort Food

Get ready for a tater tots feast.

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1. Tater Tot Chicken Pot Hotdish

Three words: tater. tot. crust. This won't be the last tater tots hotdish in this list. Tater tots are God's gift to the world so they should be celebrated.

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2. Hamburger Hotdish

Worlds away from the dreadful hamburger helper, this hotdish is an amped-up version of the well-loved classic. With only eight ingredients this beauty can be made in a flash.Get the recipe here.
melaniemakes.com

Worlds away from the dreadful hamburger helper, this hotdish is an amped-up version of the well-loved classic. With only eight ingredients this beauty can be made in a flash.

Get the recipe here.

3. Cheesy Ranch Chicken Hash Brown Casserole

This casserole is loaded with hash browns giving you the perfect excuse to eat it for breakfast.

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4. Butternut, Bacon and Apple Hotdish

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Butternut squash, bacon and apple build the base of this comforting casserole topped with flaky buttermilk biscuits and melted cheese.

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5. Southwestern Sweet Potato Hotdish

It's Tex-Mex meets Midwest with this queso-fundido and sweet potato tots. Serve with tabasco sauce and fresh pico for an extra kick.Get the recipe here.
pinchofyum.com

It's Tex-Mex meets Midwest with this queso-fundido and sweet potato tots. Serve with tabasco sauce and fresh pico for an extra kick.

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6. Wild Rice Hotdish With Ras El Hanout and Dates

Moroccan spice mix ras el hanout takes this hotdish from Midwestern to North African proving that hotdish is anything but bland. Get the recipe here.
joyofkosher.com

Moroccan spice mix ras el hanout takes this hotdish from Midwestern to North African proving that hotdish is anything but bland.

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7. Kicked-Up Tater Tot Hotdish

If nachos and tater tots had a glorious Midwestern baby it would be this stunner.Get the recipe here.
thepioneerwoman.com

If nachos and tater tots had a glorious Midwestern baby it would be this stunner.

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8. Chinese Hot Dish

This fusion hotdish ditches the classic cream soup for coconut milk. Die hard fans will say it's not a true hotdish. I say it's delicious.

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9. Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Chicken and biscuits in casserole form. What could be more Midwest?Get the recipe here.
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Chicken and biscuits in casserole form. What could be more Midwest?

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10. King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Tortillas make for a Tex Mex take on a Midwest classic while cream of mushroom soup ties this melted beauty together.

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11. Chicken Fajita Tater Tot Casserole

Tater tots for breakfast is always a good idea.Get the recipe here.
realfoodbydad.com

Tater tots for breakfast is always a good idea.

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12. BBQ Chili Cheese Biscuit Casserole

It's everything you love about barbecue in a bubbling, cheesy casserole form.Get the recipe here.
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It's everything you love about barbecue in a bubbling, cheesy casserole form.

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13. Cheesy Corn Casserole

Corn casserole is a staple in the Midwest and it is easy to see why. Everything is mixed with a buttery layer of crisp crackers and melted cheese.Get the recipe here.
houseofyumm.com

Corn casserole is a staple in the Midwest and it is easy to see why. Everything is mixed with a buttery layer of crisp crackers and melted cheese.

Get the recipe here.

14. Tuna Casserole With Dill and Potato Chips

No casserole roundup would be complete without the classic tuna casserole. Even better, this one is topped with potato chips.Get the recipe here.
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No casserole roundup would be complete without the classic tuna casserole. Even better, this one is topped with potato chips.

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15. Macaroni and Cheese (and Broccoli) Casserole

A classic mac and cheese casserole is the ultimate comfort food.Get the recipe here.
food52.com

A classic mac and cheese casserole is the ultimate comfort food.

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16. Turkey and Biscuits Casserole With Lemon and Dill

Buttery biscuits on top of a bubbling pot pie. Bring it on.Get the recipe here.
thepioneerwoman.com

Buttery biscuits on top of a bubbling pot pie. Bring it on.

Get the recipe here.