These crispy nachos have always been a big hit in our house. Topped with kid-friendly ingredients like ground beef and cheddar cheese, they're sure to be requested by your children. And older kids enjoy that they can microwave them themselves. —Ruth Ann Bott, Lake Wales, Florida
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/2 pound ground beef
- 4 cups tortilla chips
- 1/4 cup bacon bits
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup guacamole dip
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- Chopped tomatoes and green onions, optional
- In a small skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Place tortilla chips on a microwave-safe serving plate. Layer with the beef, bacon and cheese.
- Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with guacamole and sour cream. Sprinkle with tomatoes and onions if desired.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 404 calories, 29g fat (15g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 594mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein.
Originally published as Nachos in Quick Cooking September/October 2005