Sunday, June 16, 2013

Sunday Recipe! Veggie Nachos!

Ahhhh the long awaited return of Recipe Sunday! I haven't really been cooking much since I mean, I hate cooking for just me and then having leftovers for like a week but today I made an exception. For Father's Day, I offered to take my dad out to lunch wherever he wants, on me, and if he wanted I would make something too.  We went to lunch and before I left town, I made him some of my nachos that my whole family loves! I did make some alterations as to how I usually make them but he loved it nonetheless!

Here's the ingredient list, method, and some pictures I snapped today!

Veggie Nachos

Ingredients

  • Your favorite tortilla chips (my dad loves On the Border)
  • 1 can light red kidney beans (as prepared HERE)
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • ½ large or 1 small/medium white onion, diced
  • 2 fresh jalapeños, diced
  • small handful cilantro, chopped
  • Pace Picante Sauce (Medium)
  • Hot Sauce (Cholua all day every day!)
  • ½ jar Pace Queso con Salsa
  • handful shredded cheddar cheese
  • (Other items I didn't use but you might like- sour cream, pickled jalapeños, black olives, etc.--I usually add shredded lettuce too but my dad doesn't like it so I didn't add it today)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven for 400 deg F
  2. Spread tortilla chips on a non-stick cookie sheet
  3. Prepare the kidney beans like I did for the Mexican Pizza recipe HERE
  4. Spread the kidney bean mixture on the tortilla chips
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  5. Spread the queso con salsa over the tortilla chips (be conservative here because more cheese is coming later)
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  6. Sprinkle the tomatoes, onions, and jalapeños evenly over the entire tray 
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  7. Add in any other veggies or spreads you like!IMG 20130616 165106 709
  8. Add the Cholua hot sauce and picante sauce LIBERALLY over the veggies!
  9. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over all your veggies and toppings 
  10. Finally, add the chopped cilantro on top of the cheese 
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  11. Bake Nachos for 6 minutes or until cheese and toppings are all bubbly and yummy
  12. STUFF YOUR FACE AND ENJOY!
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My dad LOVED these nachos! If I were making this just in general (UM YES SUMMER FIESTA) I would have added shredded lettuce, not used the queso con salsa, and more tomatoes, onions, and cilantro! 

BONUS PICS FROM SATURDAY

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a hot Saturday morning!

 

Did you make anything special for your dad this Father's Day??
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2 comments:

  1. These look DELISH! can't wait to make these for summer fiesta!

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    1. ahh I will definitely make this for summer fiesta and you will LOVE them!

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