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Recipe: Campfire Loaded Veggie Nachos

Recipe: Campfire Loaded Veggie Nachos

Ingredients

1 15 oz can whole kernel corn, drained
1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 10 ounce can Rotel, drained
½ large red onion, diced & divided
1 2 ounce can sliced black olives, drained
1 tsp Tajín Clásico mexican spice blend
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
½ tsp cumin
1 16 ounce bag tortilla chips
1 8 ounce package shredded Mexican blend cheese
1 ripe avocado
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
lime slices
sliced jalapeños

Directions

Line a 10 inch cast iron skillet with foil.
Combine the corn, beans, 1/2 of the onions, Rotel, olives, Tajín Clásico, pepper and cumin in a large bowl.

Place 1/2 of the chips in the skillet, top with 1/2 of the cheese and 1/2 of the corn mixture. Repeat with another layer of chips, corn mixture and cheese.

Campfire or Grilled Nachos

If you are heating over the campfire; tent with foil and grill until the cheese melts 8-10 minutes. Remove from the fire, carefully remove foil. Top with avocado, the rest of the onions, cilantro, lime wedges, jalapeños and drizzle Chipotle Cream Sauce.
If using the grill, heat over medium high heat and follow the rest of the directions. Serve immediately.

Baked Nachos

Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit with rack in the middle. Place the skillet in the oven, tent with foil and bake for 8-10 minutes until cheese is melted. Remove from the oven, carefully remove foil. Top with avocado, the rest of the onions, cilantro, lime wedges, jalapeños and drizzle Chipotle Cream Sauce. Serve immediately.

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Recipe: Vegetarian Sheet Pan Nachos

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Recipe: Loaded Goldfish Nachos

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Recipe: Greek Nachos

These Greek Nachos are a fun flavor twist & should definitely make it to your next party or family table.

Ingredients

1 pound ground lamb or beef
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 red onion (2/3 cup), diced
1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, minced
1 clove garlic minced
½ tsp cumin
Feta Tzaziki Sauce
1 (5.3 ounce) container fat free greek yogurt
4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons red onion chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped mint
1 teaspoon dry dill
Toppings
3/4 cup persian cucumber, seeded and diced
3/4 cup fresh tomato, seeded and diced
a few tablespoons red onion, chopped
pepper
fresh mint
8 ounces pita chips, store bought or homemade
For homemade pita chips
6 pitas, cut into 6 wedges each
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt or garlic salt

Directions

Heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes until onions are softened & fragrant. Add the garlic, beef and cumin. Combine well. Cook until meat is browned and mix in the olives. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Feta Tzaziki Sauce

Mash the feta and yogurt together with a fork. Mix in the onion, feta, olive oil, lemon juice, mint and dill.

Assemble

In a serving dish, place the pita chips first. Top with the meat, tzaziki and fresh toppings. Serve immediately.

To make your own pita chips: Brush the pitas with olive oil and cut each into 6 triangles. Place the triangles in a single layer on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and bake until they are crispy crunchy, about 10 to 13 minutes. Turn the sheet halfway through cooking to ensure even crispiness.

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Vegetarian Sheet Pan Nachos

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~ Marla Meridith

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