Big Game Pan Nachos

These nachos are a combination of crunchy and soft, and sure to be a gametime favorite!

Yields12 Servings
 1 lb ground beef
 1 package taco seasoning
 13 oz bag tortilla rounds
 16 oz can refried beans
 12 oz shredded mexican blend cheese
 1 head of lettuce, chopped
 3 jalapenos
 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
 ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
 ½ cup white onion, chopped
 salt and pepper to taste
 pinch of cumin
 ½ lime for juice
 2 avocados, cubed
 1 cup sour cream
Pico de Gallo
1

Mix chopped tomatoes, white onion, and cilantro together in a bowl. Add salt, pepper, cumin and lime to taste. Set aside

Nachos
2

Brown ground beef in a 10-inch or larger skillet over medium heat, drain, add the package of taco seasoning and water (follow directions of taco seasoning package to complete this step)

3

Line the baking pan with parchment paper and spread tortilla rounds across the pan, spread the refried beans onto the tortilla chips (you don’t have to cover all the chips or use all the) some chips should be left uncovered for crunch.

4

Top chips and beans with all the ground beef then completely cover with cheese.

5

Preheat oven to 350° F and place the meat and chip mixture into the oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven (you only have to heat the nachos in the oven to melt the cheese so keep an eye on it!)

6

Remove from oven and place on a heat safe surface (Be careful the pan will be hot!)

7

Spread a layer of sour cream over the melted cheese, then cover the nachos with chopped lettuce, and add a layer of Pico de Gallo, Avocado and jalapeno peppers. Enjoy!

Ingredients

 1 lb ground beef
 1 package taco seasoning
 13 oz bag tortilla rounds
 16 oz can refried beans
 12 oz shredded mexican blend cheese
 1 head of lettuce, chopped
 3 jalapenos
 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
 ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
 ½ cup white onion, chopped
 salt and pepper to taste
 pinch of cumin
 ½ lime for juice
 2 avocados, cubed
 1 cup sour cream

Directions

Pico de Gallo
1

Mix chopped tomatoes, white onion, and cilantro together in a bowl. Add salt, pepper, cumin and lime to taste. Set aside

Nachos
2

Brown ground beef in a 10-inch or larger skillet over medium heat, drain, add the package of taco seasoning and water (follow directions of taco seasoning package to complete this step)

3

Line the baking pan with parchment paper and spread tortilla rounds across the pan, spread the refried beans onto the tortilla chips (you don’t have to cover all the chips or use all the) some chips should be left uncovered for crunch.

4

Top chips and beans with all the ground beef then completely cover with cheese.

5

Preheat oven to 350° F and place the meat and chip mixture into the oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven (you only have to heat the nachos in the oven to melt the cheese so keep an eye on it!)

6

Remove from oven and place on a heat safe surface (Be careful the pan will be hot!)

7

Spread a layer of sour cream over the melted cheese, then cover the nachos with chopped lettuce, and add a layer of Pico de Gallo, Avocado and jalapeno peppers. Enjoy!

Big Game Pan Nachos

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