(My style, loaded with everything)
(Bill's style, cheese & tomatoes)
NACHO'S (serves 6)
*1 pound hamburger
*2 teaspoons chili powder
*2 teaspoons cumin (use gluten free if needed)
*1 teaspoon salt
*1/8 cup water
*1 (10 or 12 ounce) bag corn tortilla chips
*1 (10.75 ounce) can nacho cheese soup or make your own.
*1/8 cup milk
Topping Ingredients: (pick whatever you like or all)
*5-6 green onions, chopped
*2 tomatoes, chopped
*1 small can refried beans
*1 (6 ounce) can black olives, chopped
*1 jalapeno pepper, sliced
*1 avocado, chopped, dressed with lemon juice
~Brown the ground beef in a medium skillet, until no longer pink.
~Add chili powder, cumin, salt, and water.
~Cook for 5 minutes, reduce heat and simmer.
~Heat oven to 350 degrees.
~Place tortilla chips on a large cookie sheet or jelly roll pan.
~In a small sauce pan, mix nacho cheese soup, with 1/8 cup milk.
~Heat on low heat, until hot.
~Put chips in oven for 5-10 minutes, until hot.
~If using beans put on your plate first.
~Put desired amount of tortilla chips on plate.
~Put taco meat on tortilla chips, then the cheese.
~Layer with desired toppings.
*If it's to hot to turn on the oven, heat the tortilla chips on the grill over low heat. Watch them so the just get hot and not burnt.
~Substitute beef for chicken
~Make your own cheese sauce
*2 tablespoons butter
*2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
*2 cups whole milk
*1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
*2 1/2 cups (3/4 pound) pepper jack cheese, shredded
melt butter in skillet. Add flour & cayenne pepper, and cook a couple minutes, will become a paste. Slowly whisk in milk, will become a nice white sauce. Add cheese and stir until melted.
`Substitute hamburger with Boca Crumbles.
`Omit meat all together.