Microwave Texas Nachos Recipe

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Microwave Texas Nachos Recipe
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Microwave Texas Nachos Recipe

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Ready in minutes these easy nachos are great for a light luncheon or snack, suggests Carl Dahlgren of Fort Worth, Texas.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces uncooked chorizo or 2 ounces bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup refried beans
  • 2 cups tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • 2 tablespoons sliced jalapeno pepper

Directions

In a small skillet, cook sausage and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. In a microwave-safe dish, combine the sausage mixture and beans. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through; stir.
Place the tortilla chips on a microwave-safe serving plate; sprinkle with cheese. Heat, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Crumble sausage mixture over chips and cheese. Top with the lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream, guacamole and jalapeno. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers. The oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Microwave Texas Nachos in Cooking for 2 Summer 2005, p 50

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 388 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 871mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 7g fiber), 21g protein.

  • 2 ounces uncooked chorizo or 2 ounces bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup refried beans
  • 2 cups tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • 2 tablespoons sliced jalapeno pepper
  1. In a small skillet, cook sausage and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. In a microwave-safe dish, combine the sausage mixture and beans. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through; stir.
  2. Place the tortilla chips on a microwave-safe serving plate; sprinkle with cheese. Heat, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Crumble sausage mixture over chips and cheese. Top with the lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream, guacamole and jalapeno. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers. The oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Microwave Texas Nachos in Cooking for 2 Summer 2005, p 50

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brentmaria User ID: 613551 83762
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"These are awesome! They are now a Saturday afternoon staple at our house! They are pretty spicy but that's how we like it! Thanks for the great recipe!!"

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