Nachos

If you do not know what to make for tonight dinner and you are looking for something easy and scrumptious, so you can make beef nachos. It’s layers of tortillas, cheese, meat, beans and spices. It’s super delicious, super cheesy and most important is, this beef nachos satisfy all your family members.

So today I made a grand sized platter of beef nachos. I used minced beef but you can use chicken or if skip the meat, still is a meatless super tasty nachos.

Nachos is a traditional Mexican dish consists of tortillas bread or chips with cheese, meat and beans.

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There are variety of different kind of cheese that you can use. In my recipe I used my favourite orange cheddar cheese, but you can use whatever cheese you like.

For veggies you can add cilantro, spring onions, black/green olives, bell pepper, corn, jalapeños,…

For meat you can use beef, lamb, chicken or make a meatless nachos.

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Ingredients

  • 400g ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 300g orange cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 3tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 lime juice
  • 5 tortillas bread, cut into small pieces OR a large bag of tortilla chips
  • 200g cooked kidney beans
  • 200g refried kidney beans
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp cumin powder
  • Salt and black pepper

For topping

  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Pickled jalapeños, sliced
  • Coriander, chopped

 How to make it???

Preheat the oven at 175 C degree.

Cut the tortillas bread into small pieces. Heat the oil and fry pieces of bread until golden, set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat, add chopped onion and saute it until begin soft. Stir in salt, black pepper, cumin and chilli powder. Add ground beef and continue browning the meat.

Once the meat is golden, squeeze lime juice on it. Add kidney and refried beans and tomato paste. Stir ingredients until well combined. Simmer for about 5 minutes.

Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Spread out some pieces of fried tortillas bread and sprinkle some of shredded cheese, then cover it more tortillas , the sprinkle the meat mixture and shredded cheese over the bread. Top the nachos with diced tomatoes.

Place the baking tray into the oven and let to cook for about 15 minutes.

Then remove from the oven and top it with chopped coriander, sour cream, guacamole and DIG  IN 🙂

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Nachos

Ingredients

  • 400g ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 300g orange cheddar cheese , shredded
  • 3tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 lime juice
  • 5 tortillas bread, cut into small pieces OR a large bag of tortilla chips
  • 200g cooked kidney beans
  • 200g refried kidney beans
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp cumin powder
  • Salt and black pepper

For topping

  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Pickled jalapeños, sliced
  • Coriander, chopped

How to make it??

Preheat the oven at 175 C degree.

Cut the tortillas bread into small pieces. Heat the oil and fry pieces of bread until golden, set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat, add chopped onion and saute it until begin soft. Stir in salt, black pepper, cumin and chilli powder. Add ground beef and continue browning the meat. Once the meat is golden, squeeze lime juice on it. Add kidney and refried beans and tomato paste. Stir ingredients until well combined.

Simmer for about 5 minutes. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Spread out some pieces of fried tortillas bread and sprinkle some of shredded cheese, then cover it more tortillas , the sprinkle the meat mixture and shredded cheese over the bread. Top the nachos with diced tomatoes. Place the baking tray into the oven and let to cook for about 15 minutes. Then remove from the oven and top it with chopped coriander, sour cream, guacamole and dig in.

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