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a plate of beef and cheese nachos with chorizo sausage
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5 from 2 votes

Easy Nachos

Beef and cheese Nachos with Chorizo sausage – cheesy, meaty, yummy! The perfect snack for a Super Bowl Sunday party. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: nachos
Servings: 4
Calories: 845kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 lb chorizo sausage chopped in small pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  • 1 jalapeno pepper chopped
  • 2 cups southwest cheese cheddar, mozzarella, monterey jack cheese, seasoned with chipotle and chili peppers

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 500 F degrees.
  • In a large skillet cook the ground beef until it's no longer pink. Add cumin, chili powder, salt and mix.
  • Add garlic and chorizo sausage and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • On a pizza tray start with a layer of nachos. Top with half the meat mixture and top 1 cup of cheese and half the jalapeno pepper. Repeat with another layer of nachos, meat, cheese and jalapenos.
  • Bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 845kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1109mg | Potassium: 769mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 138IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 6mg