Shredded Beef Nachos Recipe
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Shredded Beef Nachos Recipe

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"After ordering nachos in a couple of restaurants, I figured they would be a snap to make at home," related Donna McFarland of Eugene, Oregon. "This version, which calls for leftover roast, is also good with bell peppers added."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 7 cups tortilla or nacho chips
  • 1 cup shredded cooked beef
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • Salsa, sour cream and guacamole, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 259 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 505mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.


  1. Arrange chips in an ungreased broiler-safe platter or 15-in. x 10 in. x 1-in. baking pan. Top with beef, cheese, tomatoes, olives and onions.
  2. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with salsa, sour cream and guacamole if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Shredded Beef Nachos in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p49

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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luigimon User ID: 1692040 158031
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"Nothing to this, really. I used ground beef with taco seasoning, since that's what I had. I pretty much used this recipe as a guideline to make a plate a nachos without the microwave. Good recipe for beginning cooks!"

JMMLR User ID: 2973379 132065
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"Delicious and easy to make"

pinkrose22 User ID: 1903233 68281
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2010

"This recipe is missing the seasoning for the shredded beef."

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