Easy Cheesy Nachos Recipe
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Easy Cheesy Nachos Recipe

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There's no need to brown ground beef when fixing this satisfying snack. Laura Jirasek of White Lake, Michigan tops crunchy chips with warm canned chili and melted cheese, then sprinkles it all with chopped tomato and onion for fresh flavor and color.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14-1/2 ounces) tortilla chips
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) chili without beans
  • 1 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 653 calories, 35 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 1,460 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Directions

  1. Divide chips among six plates; set aside. In a saucepan, warm chili until heated through.
  2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, heat cheese over medium-low heat until melted, stirring frequently. Spoon chili over chips; drizzle with cheese. Sprinkle with onions and tomato. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Easy Cheesy Nachos in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 653 calories, 35 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 1,460 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2011

I needed something quick for a cookout we were having. I saw this recipe just before our guests arrived. I did not use the chili, as the kids were little that I was making it for. It was SO EASY...THEY LOVED IT...and I'll make sure I make it again soon.

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