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Blue-Ribbon Beef Nachos

 Blue-Ribbon Beef Nachos
From Niceville, Florida, Diane Hixon shares a tasty topper for tortilla chips. Chili powder and sassy salsa season a zesty mixture of ground beef and refried beans that's sprinkled with green onions, tomatoes and ripe olives.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips
  • Sliced ripe olives, chopped green onions and tomatoes, optional


  • In a large skillet, cook the beef and onion over medium heat until
  • meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the next seven ingredients;
  • heat through.
  • Serve over tortilla chips. Top with olives, onions and tomatoes if
  • desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 294 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 1,353 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 20 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red

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