Fully Loaded Nachos

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Isn't it just the worst when you're sat in a bar, waiting for a huge plate of nachos to arrive? Dreaming of lashings of fresh guacamole, mountains of melted cheese, cascading mounds of pico de gallo.  You're drooling right about now, aren't you? You're so ready for this meal, you could burst, then the waiter plops down the saddest plate of crisps you've ever seen. Store bought guac, jarred salsa and woe betide, disgusting gritty cheese sauce.  What's the point in life, why would you do something like that to the majestic nacho?!  Well, screw that, make your own and never be disappointed again.


It might seem like a lot of work, making your own guacamole and pico de gallo but trust me, it's worth it and hardly takes any time at all.   Plus, did I mention it's delicious and a million times better than store bought?



For some strange reason some people aren't big fans of coriander or jalapenos, Weird right?  So don't feel like you have to cover your nachos in the green stuff.  I absolutely love it so added a tonne at the end. Not only does it taste freaking amazing but it makes your nachos look bloody mouthwatering!

P.S. little tip, never EVER put lime in Blue Moon. I learned that the hard way, orange slices only. 



Fully Loaded Nachos


Ingredients
  • For the Pico De Gallo :
  • 3 tomatoes deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 1tbsp chopped coriander
  • salt & pepper

  • For the Guacamole :
  • 1 large, ripe avocado
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 1tbsp lime juice
  • salt & pepper

  • To Assemble the Nachos :
  • 1 bag lightly salted tortilla chips
  • 150g grated cheese (your choice)
  • 1 tin black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 150ml sour cream
  • 1tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1 jar pickled jalapenos
Cooking Directions
  1. First of all, make the pico de gallo but mixing all the ingredients together in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. For the guacamole, place all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Check the seasoning and set aside.
  3. To assemble the nachos, spread half of the bag of tortilla chips over a large ovenproof plate or tray and sprinkle with half of the grated cheese and half of the black beans. Top with the remaining nachos, cheese and beans, place into a preheated oven (170°C) for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted. Dollop spoon fulls of the pico de galo, guacamole and sour cream on top of the nachos and sprinkle with chopped coriander and pickled jalapenos.
  4. Serve with an ice cold beer and a good film.
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  1. One of my favorite snack foods! These nachos look awesome, Katie!

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Thank you for your comments :)

Katie xo

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