Crunchy Baked Nachos

For a hearty appetizer, serve nachos topped with ground beef, beans and shredded Cheddar cheese. For extra flavor, try with fresh chorizo sausage instead of ground beef. Photo credit: Monet Moutrie from Anecdotes & Applecores.

Serves: 12
10 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Brown meat in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat. Stir in beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin and oregano. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Arrange tortilla chips in single layer on 2 lightly greased foil-lined shallow baking pans, overlapping chips if needed to cover bottom completely. Top each pan of chips evenly with meat mixture and cheese.

  • Bake both pans on separate oven racks 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Serve with assorted toppings, such as sour cream, salsa, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, sliced jalapeño peppers, sliced green onions or chopped fresh cilantro.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 330Calories: 330Cholesterol: 39mg
  • Sodium: 475mgProtein: 15g
  • Total Fat: 18gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g