My daughter went to a party a few weeks ago and came home talking about the awesome nachos the hosting parents made. Nachos made with Doritos! She begged me to make some, so for hubby’s birthday I made Mexican Pizza (recipe here) and Doritos Nachos. Wow, what a sinfully yummy dinner!
It’s very simple. I used two different flavors of Doritos. Spicy and regular old nacho flavor. And layer it on a foil-covered cookie sheet. Don’t forget to use non-stick spray on the foil! I did, and it was a mess, but luckily hubby and kid didn’t mind picking at the hardened cheese on the foil.
My typical toppings are:
- Ground beef
- 1 small yellow onion, chopped (almost minced)
- 1 sweet pepper (of any color) chopped (almost minced)
- 1 package of your favorite taco seasoning (I use Mrs Dash for the no-salt)
- Brown the beef with the onion and pepper until the meat is cooked and the onion is almost tender.
- Add taco seasoning (and if the package calls for it, add the amount of water needed)
Other ingredients I use:
- shredded cheese (I like to vary it. Any kind will do. This time it was colby/jack with a little motz thrown in)
- green onions (chopped)
- tomatoes (chopped)
- black olives (sliced)
- refried beans (from a can is fine)
- Lay out an even layer of the chips on the cookie sheet.
- Sprinkle on some cheese (just enough for a light coating)
- Spoon on some of the meat mixture
- Add a handful of chopped tomatoes
- Sprinkle with green onion pieces.
- Put down another layer of chips
- Add the meat mixture
- A lot more cheese on this one
- Top with tomatoes, onions and olives
- Blop teaspoons of refried beans around the top (to dip chips in when hot) This is obviously optional.
- Bake at 400 degrees about 10 minutes. Keep an eye on it. You don’t want the chips to burn, but make sure the cheese in the middle is melty.
I served them up with salsa, sour cream and guacamole for dipping.
You can always add other stuff too! If I have any on hand I’d thinly slice a jalapeno or two.
Hubby was VERY happy!