Ground Beef Nachos
Ground beef nachos are a quick but satisfying and delicious meal the entire family will love. Make them in less than 15 minutes! Serve them as the main dish or as an appetizer to a tex-mex spread.
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
For the Ground Beef Nachos
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup onion chopped fine
- 3 tablespoons taco seasoning see note
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 bags tortilla chips
- 2 cups cheese sharp cheddar, montery jack, or pepper jack
- 3/4 cup tomatoes diced
- 1/2 cup black olives sliced thin
- 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
- 1/2 cup sour cream
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a skillet over medium heat, begin to brown ground beef.
When ground beef is almost browned, remove any excess oil from the pan.
Add the olive oil and onions to the pan with the ground beef.
Cook until the onions are almost translucent.
Add the taco seasoning (see note), salt and pepper.
Set the ground beef mixture aside.
On a sheet pan, spread half of the tortilla chips.
Sprinkle half of the beef mixture over top.
Sprinkle half of the cheese over top.
Repeat layer with second half of the chips, ground beef mixture, and cheese.
Bake for 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
Top as desired with tomatoes, olives, cilantro, sour cream or any other toppings you like.
Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 579mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 17.2% | Vitamin C: 6.6% | Calcium: 32% | Iron: 11.1%