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This recipe came from eating some wonderful nachos in a restaurant in Dallas, TX years ago. I tried to copy them. These are a big hit and you can keep the ingredients on hand for a quick snack or meal. My daughter always wanted me to make these when someone spent the night.
When I originally started making these, Old El Paso had refried beans with sausage. It made great bean dip all by itself, but I would use it on these nachos. I can't find that any more, but I suppose you could cook some sausage and mix it into the refried beans and use that instead. That, however, takes pre-planning, which is not usually the situation when I make these. The original Restaurant nachos had some shredded beef on them as one of the layers. I don't bother, but you could do that if you had some left over roast.
By LynnT from Conway, AR
This recipe is quick and easy and makes a great snack. You only have to have three ingredients, but can add more if you want to get fancy. My family LOVES these things, and we make them all the time.
Spread a thin layer of refried beans on nacho chips, making sure not to press too hard or you will break your chips.
Top with cheese, broil until cheese is crispy, or soft; depending on how you like it.
You can top with a dab of sour cream, salsa, and/or black olives if desired.
By one.of.a.kind from AL
This is a quick and simple appetizer or just a little something when you really aren't in the mood to cook!
If using taco shells, break them into two pieces. Spread a layer of refried beans onto each shell, add a layer of cheese and top with peppers. Put chips under broiler until cheese melts and serve. Add toppings of choice.
By Bama_Jypsy1 from Lanett, AL
My former son-in-law, Jess (who will always be my son) would deep fry the chips before making nachos, they were so good!
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Put half the nacho chips on an ovenproof platter and sprinkle with half of each cheese followed by a portion of the remaining ingredients. Top with the remaining chips and toppings ending with a layer of the remaining cheeses. Bake until the cheeses have melted. Serve with salsa and sour cream.
By Jodi from Aurora, CO
Ingredients are usually on hand.
Brown meat, drain, stir in beans and sauce. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add cheese and stir until melted. For each serving top chips with meat mix, lettuce, and tomato.
I like to garnish with additional grated cheddar cheese, sour cream, chopped olives, or what ever I have on hand if I feel like taking the time; but they are delicious without the extras.
By latrtatr from Loup City,NE
This recipe is quick, delicious, and good for you. In a small bowl, mix tuna with mayo, salt and pepper. Dice all of the vegetables and set aside.
Brown ground beef in a skillet and drain off all fat. Sprinkle taco seasoning over drained beef and add 3/4 cup of water. Stir until mixed, and add about 7 to 8 oz. of diced, frozen, or canned mild chilies,
If you are looking for a quick and easy meal or snack, try out this chili cheddar nachos recipe. Delicious and hearty and sure to please.
Serves one person. Layer corn chips, heated chili, onion, tomato, cheddar cheese and sour cream. This was served in the corn chip bag at the 1982 World's Fair.
Spread refried beans over tortilla chips, about 1 tsp. on each. Place on a serving platter. Sprinkle with lettuce, cheese, tomato and olives. Top with a dollop of sour cream.
Combine refried beans and salsa; mix well. arrange tortilla chips in single layer on large microwave-safe platter. Spread 1/2 bean mixture on chips...
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Christa from Cleveland
1 pkg cream cheese
1 can refried beans
1 jar of salsa
1 bag of shredded cheese
1 6X11 pan, or something approximate to that size
Spread cream cheese on bottom of pan, follow with beans. Dump salsa on the beans and then the shredded cheese. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Sometimes we add extra stuff, like a layer of hamburger or top it with black olives. Quick and easy and everyone always enjoys this.
Start with a layer of thin white tortilla chips that either are no-salt or low-salt. The thinner they are, the crispier they will get. Layer them up about 3 deep so that you have the base of a 10x15 jelley roll pan pretty well covered. Line the pan with foil for easy clean-up!
Heat a can of refried beans and dollop on the top.
If you want you can then add either taco-style ground beef, shredded beef, or taco-seasoned chicken.
Next layer we like to add the chopped green chiles that come in a can. Some people like canned or fresh jalepenos, anaheim chiles, etc. Whatever your heat-level likes.
Then cover with shredded cheese - cheddar, monterey jack, mexican white, or a mixture of all three.
I like to bake them in the oven so they heat through, but if your meat and beans are warm already you can put them under the broiler until the cheese starts to bubble.
After you remove them from the oven, add shredded lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, etc. and serve.
This is one of our favorite Friday night meals and you can vary the ingredients however you like. Enjoy!
1-12oz. roll breakfast sausage
1-lb. ground beef
1 carton Velveeta Cheese Spread
1 large Bottle Pace Picante Sauce
Brown sausage, and beef in a skillet, drain any drippings. Transfer to a large saucepot, keep on low heat. Cube entire pkg. of Velveeta, add it to the meat mixture, stir till melted, add the entire jar of Pace Picante Sauce, stir constantly over low heat till hot. Remove from heat, pour into a serving dish, and serve with torilla chips.
To crisp store bought chips, spread evenly onto a cookie sheet, put into a 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes.