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Cheesy Sausage Nachos Recipe

Cheesy Sausage Nachos Recipe

This dish is very versatile. It can be used as an entree or appetizer. It gets rave reviews either way.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cups diced fresh tomatoes, divided
  • 3/4 cup picante sauce
  • 4 cups tortilla chips
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, diced

Directions

  • 1. Crumble sausage into a large skillet; add onion. Cook over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain well. Add 2 cups tomatoes and picante sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • 2. Sprinkle tortilla chips over a 12-in. pizza pan. Top with 2 cups cheese and the sausage mixture; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with avocado and remaining tomatoes. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup nachos equals 290 calories, 22 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 442 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.