Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Tater Tot Crock Pot Bake

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We have been out of town quite a bit this month, which has gotten me out of the habit of making dinner.  About 1pm this day, I realized I needed to make dinner tonight, and came across this easy crock pot bake.  It sounded pretty similar to the Tater Tot casserole from a few weeks back, but this one adds bacon and chicken breasts, and the added ease of making it in the crock pot!  It was so tasty, and I think we will be making this version of the comfort food from now on, as it also does not have the added preservatives in the Cream of Chicken soup.  NOTE:  This is the recipe for how I made it.

Serves 6-8 for about $1.10/serving

INGREDIENTS:

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1  bag tater tots – ($1.34)

6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled – ($1.24)

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3 sections each – ($2-3)

3 cups grated cheddar cheese – ($2.24)

3/4 cup milk – ($0.12)

salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

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Grease the bottom of the crock pot and layer with half of the tater tots.

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Sprinkle 1/2 of the bacon crumbles over tots, and top with 1 cup of cheese.

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Next lay chicken on cheese layer and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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Sprinkle remaining bacon and 1 cup of cheese over chicken.  Layer the rest of the tots on, and sprinkle with last of cheese.

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Pour milk over top.  Cook on High for 3-4 hours.

ENJOY!!

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