9 Nachos Recipes That Are So Much More Than Chips and Queso
Chicken Chili Nachos
Layering the ingredients is the secret behind this knockout nacho recipe. Top tortilla chips with spoonfuls of leftover chicken-and-bean chili, pickled jalapenos, and a combo of Jack and cheddar cheese, then repeat.
Who says you have to use tortilla chips for nachos? Swap in kettle chips and smother with Gouda and blue cheese sauce, jalapeno, sour cream, and chives for a delectable twist on the classic.
Take it from us, people can be a little possessive about their nachos, especially when they’re this good. Try making separate stacks so that your guests don’t have to share.
Spicy Sausage, Bean, and Cheese Nachos
Chicken broth, chili powder, and cumin add incredible depth of flavor to the beans in these hearty, meaty nachos.
Tortilla chips usually serve as the base for nachos but not in this topsy-turvy recipe! Here they form a spectacular crust for a savory beef filling. Serve alongside bowls of toppings such as radishes, jalapenos, black olives, sour cream, and cilantro, and let your guests help themselves.
Our take on the classic Latin-American dish picadillo is smoky, sweet, and tangy, thanks to the pairing of ground pork with chipotles in adobo, ancho chile powder, cinnamon, cloves, cider vinegar, and raisins. It makes a phenomenal topping for nachos.
Whole-wheat pita stands in for tortilla chips in these better-for-you nachos. Salsa, cheese, and a quick turn in the broiler transforms them into a satisfying kid-friendly snack.
A cross between nachos and loaded baked potatoes, this recipe teams roasted potato wedges with a both Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, turkey bacon, and scallions. Don’t forget the salsa and sour cream!
Chicken and Black Bean Nachos
Nachos are a great way to use up leftover chicken. Here it’s shredded and combined with spiced black beans, Monterey Jack cheese, salsa, avocado, jalapeno, and sour cream.