By Traeger Kitchen
Get a load of this dish. This creamy casserole is as comforting as it is delicious, layered with bacon, chicken, tater tots with a hatch chile kick for a punch flavor in every bite.
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|2 Tablespoon||unsalted butter|
|1/4 Cup||all-purpose flour|
|2 Can||(15 oz) cream of chicken soup|
|2 Cup||whole milk|
|2 Medium||onions, grilled and chopped|
|1 Pound||boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped|
|1/2 Cup||chopped Hatch chiles|
|1/4 Teaspoon||dried thyme|
|To Taste||salt and pepper|
|1 Cup||chopped smoked bacon|
|1 Pound||frozen tater tots|
When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
400 ˚F / 204 ˚C
In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter and stir in the flour.
2 Tablespoon unsalted butter
1/4 Cup all-purpose flour
In a separate bowl, dilute the chicken soup in the milk then pour into the skillet. Whisk the mixture constantly until it begins to thicken.
2 Can (15 oz) cream of chicken soup
2 Cup whole milk
Add the onions, chicken, chiles, thyme, salt and pepper. Let simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes, until the chicken is fully cooked.
2 Medium onions, grilled and chopped
1 Pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped
1/2 Cup chopped Hatch chiles
1/4 Teaspoon dried thyme
To Taste salt and pepper
Fold in the smoked bacon and taste to adjust seasoning.
1 Cup chopped smoked bacon
Transfer mixture to a 2-1/2 quart casserole dish. Cover the mixture with tater tots.
1 Pound frozen tater tots
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until tots are golden brown. Serve hot. Enjoy!