Fully Loaded Beef Nachos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
The meat for these nachos is simply delightful!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 16 - oz. red salsa
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • 1 - bag(s) corn tortilla chips**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese**
  • Garnish: - sour cream and guacamole**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the green chilies.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to skillet. Add the red salsa and green chilies with a pinch salt and pepper. Combine and warm through.
  3. On a large plate or platter, add a thick layer of corn tortilla chips. Spoon the meat mixture on top and then sprinkle the shredded cheese on top. If needed, place in the microwave to melt the cheese.
  4. Prepare the fruit.
  5. Serve Fully Loaded Beef Nachos Verde with fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Set aside to cool.
  2. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of green chilies.

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

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 4 oz. can green chilies
  • 16 oz. jar red salsa
  • Salt and pepper

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 for reheating and then assemble the nachos as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the cheese for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

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

Printable Label Recipe Title

Fully Loaded Beef Nachos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in the skillet. Assemble nachos with corn tortilla chips, reheated beef mixture and shredded Monterrey Jack cheese. Garnish with guacamole and sour cream.
Serve with fruit.