Beef and Black Bean Oven Nachos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Delicious nachos. Perfect for a quick lunch or weeknight dinner!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1/2 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • - Salt and pepper
  • - corn tortilla chips**
  • 1 1/2 - cup(s) shredded Mexican blend cheese**
  • Garnish: - sour cream**
  • Garnish: - guacamole**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Brown the ground beef with the chopped onions and taco seasoning. Drain and return to the skillet. Mix in the black beans and toss for a minute or two over low heat, then remove from heat. Season mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the tortilla chips to the base of a 7×11 or 9×9-inch baking dish. Add the beef-bean mixture over the top and then add the shredded cheese on top.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese has melted through. Top with dollops of sour cream, guacamole or other favorite nacho toppings.
  5. Serve Beef and Black Bean Oven Nachos with fresh fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown and drain 2 lbs. ground beef.
  2. Chop 1 small white onion.
  3. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the ground beef, browned and cooled
  • Half of the finely chopped onion.
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet to reheat and then using to assemble nachos as directed.

Special notes

The beef and black beans are prepared and frozen ahead of time so you can make nachos for a quick, easy dinner.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the cheese and sour cream garnish.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Beef and Black Bean Oven Nachos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat nacho meat on low in skillet. Assemble nachos and bake at 350 F for 15 minutes.
Serve with fruit.

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