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Mile High Nachos Recipe
I'm always telling people how delicious my husbands nacho's are so I decided to reveal his secret recipe. But shh, please don't tell him. I named them "Mile High Nachos" but as you can see they aren't really a mile high.
When he makes these there is usually enough to feed four people. We will make this for dinner and it usually fills everyone up to the point where everyone is saying, "I'm so full, I can't eat another bite." Someone always manages to finish them however.
Mile High Nachos are always good to serve as an appetizer when you have a large crowd over or as a snack while watching television.
Do You Like Nachos?
Let's Build The Nacho Mountain
Preheat your oven to broil and have the rack in the center of the oven.
We use either an extra large pizza pan or when we are making a smaller batch we use a baking stone.
Start by covering the bottom of your pan with Tostitos Chips. Layer all the ingredients starting with one cup of the cheese. Build it like you would like lasagna until all the ingredients are used up.
Pop it into the oven for approximately ten minutes or until you can see that all the cheese is melted.
2 pounds of lean ground beef fried and drained
1 can of re-fried beans
1 large onion chopped or sliced
1 large green pepper chopped
3 tomatoes cut in bite sized pieces
1/2 cup of black olives
1/2 cup of green olives
3 - 4 cups of Grated old cheddar cheese
Sliced Jalapeno peppers ( either fresh or jarred) As many as you like
1 Super Size bag of Restaurant Style Tostitos Chips
2 ripe avacados
1 TBS. of lemon or lime juice
1TBS. of cilantro
1/4 cup of diced onions (optional)
1/4 cup of finely chopped tomatoes (optional)
Cut the avocados in half and remove the seed. Scoop out the avocado with a spoon and put into a bowl. Add the lemon or lime juice and mash to a smooth consistency with a fork. Mix in the onions, tomatoes and cilantro.
Sides to Serve
Bowl of Salsa
Bowl of Sour Cream
Alternatives Ways To Make Nachos
For a different flavor try making these nachos with ground chicken or leftover roasted chicken. Use up your leftover turkey or make meatless nachos and omit the meat altogether.
Here's a recipe for something a little different than your average nachos. They are called Irish nachos and are made with potato chips and bacon rather than tortilla chips and ground beef. I must say they are pretty tasty.
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