Nachos Con Carne

by Agata
2 servings
25 min

Personally, I really like eating nachos in all shapes and sizes, be it vegan, beefy, or seafood (ok, I just came up with that, does that exist? Should it? Seafood nachos? Can I make it? Got myself really excited now!)⁣

Here's one of my favourites - sometimes I have it with nachos on the bottom, sometimes nachos on the top, I can never really decide which one is nicer or if I even have a preference. For picture purposes, this one has the nachos on the bottom, because that's the only way it's really pretty.

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I urge you to go crazy on the toppings - have more jalapeños, more onions, more peppers, you can add other veggies, like fresh green peas, or avocado..the world really is your oyster here, as I highly doubt you could ever possibly put too much on top of nachos.

We all know that it is absolutely necessary to add as much cheese as your belly (or the plate) can fit!

Recipe details
  • 2  servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 25 min
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  • 80g (3 cups) nachos⁣
  • 250g (1/2 lb) minced beef⁣
  • 1 tin (425g / 14oz) mexican bean mix (kidney beans and corn in chilli tomato sauce)⁣
  • 30g (1/4 cup) cheese or much more⁣
  • 1 bell pepper, diced⁣
  • 1/2 red onion, diced⁣
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, sliced⁣
  • Bunch of fresh coriander⁣
  • Seasonings - salt, pepper, paprika, ground coriander seeds⁣ (to taste)
  • Additional toppings - salsa, sour cream, guacamole

Preheat the oven to 200 celsius (390 fahrenheit)
In a large pan, mix the beef with mexican beans and seasoning and cook for a few minutes until brown⁣
Place nachos in a dish suitable for oven⁣
Place the beef mix on top, and cheese on top of that⁣
Place in the oven and bake until the cheese is melted, about 5-10 minutes⁣
Place the remaining toppings on top⁣
Enjoy with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa!⁣
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  • Jeannie Carle Jeannie Carle on Oct 22, 2020

    Yum, except nix the sour cream. I personally would add mushrooms, black olives, shrimp (pan fried), like El Maquey's Fajita El Maguey Nachos. And white cheese sauce!! AND I'd use sausage instead of beef. I loooove nachos!

  • CJ CJ on Jul 23, 2023

    I love the idea of this recipe .. but Question .. when you say "nachos" do you mean tortilla chips? Or do you mean put tortilla chips on the bottom, sprinkle with cheese and put in oven till cheese melts?? To me the second one is "nachos"