Fully-Loaded Nachos

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A delicious meal that is always a lifesaver! Quick and easy, mouth-watering ground beef and black bean nachos smothered in cheese. This is a fully loaded experience of absolute self-indulgence. So, what are you waiting for – dig in!

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Ingredients

1 tablespoon of olive oil

1 tablespoon of ground cumin

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 medium onion (diced finely)

2 cloves of garlic (diced finely)

500 g ground beef

Pinch of salt

Ground black pepper for taste

1 tin tomato and onion salsa

420 g Black beans (rinsed and drained)

500 g corn (you can cook fresh corn if you want to and cut it from the cob)

8 small green chilies (diced finely)

Nacho ingredients:

400 g corn chips

230 g cheddar cheese

230 g smoky peppery cheese (if you can’t get it, use mozzarella)

1 packet of cherry tomatoes (sliced)

3 nice big avocado - sliced (or your favourite guacamole)

1 jalapeno (sliced)

Sour cream

Bunch of cilantro and fresh Italian parsley

 

Method:

  • Add olive oil to a medium saucepan
  • When hot, add onion and sauté until soft and translucent
  • Add garlic and cook for 30 more seconds
  • Add ground beef, cumin, salt and red pepper and cook until brown and crumbled
  • Add beans, corn, tomato and onion salsa and chilies
  • Stir and continue to cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Layer the chips, cheese, meat and bean mixture. Repeat by adding more chips after each meat layer
  • Add a combination of cheddar and smoky cheese or mozzarella on top
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes,
  • Serve with cherry tomatoes, avocado slices, sour cream, jalapeno slices, cilantro and parsley
     

ENJOY!