Fully Loaded Nachos

Fully Loaded Nachos

nacho recipe 

nacho recipe 

Fully Loaded Nachos

Recipe Type: Snacks

Cuisine: Mexican

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 40 mins

Total time: 55 mins

Serves: serves 4

Who doesn't like a good plate of nachos every now and then! These are fully loaded ones with a beef sauce, salsa, cheese, sour cream - the works!

Ingredients

  • Spiced beef and bean sauce:
  • 500g ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp ground paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ can pureed tomatoes / sauce (not ketchup!)
  • 1 can mixed beans
  • salt and pepper to season
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • bag of round tortilla chips

 

  • Other ingredients:
  • Homemade Salsa:
  • 2 big ripe tomatoes deseeded and chopped into small cubes
  • ½ red onion chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander
  • juice 1 lime
  • ½ can tomato sauce (not ketchup)
  • salt and pepper
  • ½ tsp sugar

 

  • Toppings: 
  • chopped jalapenos
  • sour cream
  • grated cheese
  • sliced jalapenos
  • fresh chunks of avocado x 1

Instructions

  1. Start by making your beef sauce
  2. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large pan, add the chopped onions and garlic
  3. Cook on a medium heat until they are soft, 1 – 2 minutes, add the ground beef and all the spices
  4. Cook until the beef has browned all over, add the tomatoes, water, beans
  5. Season with salt pepper and leave to simmer for 30 minutes on a low heat
  6. If the mixture drys out you can add a couple of tablespoons of water
  7. Once beef has cooked, turn heat off
  8. Place one layer of tortilla chips on a baking tray or oven proof dish
  9. Cover with spoons of beef and a handful of cheese
  10. Repeat this until all you make a big enough heap, finish with cheese on top
  11. If you like you can add the sour cream before it goes in the oven, that's personal preference
  12. Place tray into a preheated oven for 5 – 8 minutes just so the cheese melts
  13. Once melted, transfer nachos onto a serving plate or big bowl
  14. Pile on the rest of your ingredients,fresh salsa, jalapeños, sour cream, avocado
  15. Then get stuck in!
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