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Recipe: Loaded Goldfish Nachos

A delicious, playful twist on a classic! These Loaded Goldfish Nachos recipe will swoon your kids and guests at any party. Great for game day!

Loaded Goldfish Nachos | MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
 1 pound Ground Beef
 1 bag Whole Grain Goldfish Crackers
 1 Shallot, diced
 Olive Oil
 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
 1/2 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
 Garlic Salt
 Black Pepper
 Cooking Spray
 1 1/2 cups Shredded Cheese (I love a cheddar & mozzarella blend)
Guacamole
 2 ripe Avocados
 1 Tomato, seeded & diced (use 1/2 in the guacamole & other 1/2 for topping)
 1 Shallot, diced
 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed Lime Juice
 Garlic Salt & Pepper to taste
Toppings
 Green Onion, diced
 Tomato, diced
 Salsa (on the side is good)
 Sour Cream
1

In a large saucepan heat the olive oil & diced shallot over medium high heat. Stir & cook until slightly browned & fragrant. Add the ground beef, mix in seasonings. Be sure to break up the beef as you cook it. Season with chili powder & smoked paprika. Cook until done. Season with garlic salt & pepper to taste.

2

Guacamole: In a bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Mix in the lime juice. Next mix in the diced shallot & tomato. Season with garlic salt & pepper to taste.

3

Assemble the nachos: Spray a microwave safe baking dish with cooking spray. Layer in the Goldfish, then the cooked chopped meat & then the cheese. Microwave on high until the cheese is melted, hot & gooey. Top with the guacamole, tomatoes & green onion. Serve with salsa & sour cream.

Ingredients

 1 pound Ground Beef
 1 bag Whole Grain Goldfish Crackers
 1 Shallot, diced
 Olive Oil
 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
 1/2 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
 Garlic Salt
 Black Pepper
 Cooking Spray
 1 1/2 cups Shredded Cheese (I love a cheddar & mozzarella blend)
Guacamole
 2 ripe Avocados
 1 Tomato, seeded & diced (use 1/2 in the guacamole & other 1/2 for topping)
 1 Shallot, diced
 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed Lime Juice
 Garlic Salt & Pepper to taste
Toppings
 Green Onion, diced
 Tomato, diced
 Salsa (on the side is good)
 Sour Cream

Directions

1

In a large saucepan heat the olive oil & diced shallot over medium high heat. Stir & cook until slightly browned & fragrant. Add the ground beef, mix in seasonings. Be sure to break up the beef as you cook it. Season with chili powder & smoked paprika. Cook until done. Season with garlic salt & pepper to taste.

2

Guacamole: In a bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Mix in the lime juice. Next mix in the diced shallot & tomato. Season with garlic salt & pepper to taste.

3

Assemble the nachos: Spray a microwave safe baking dish with cooking spray. Layer in the Goldfish, then the cooked chopped meat & then the cheese. Microwave on high until the cheese is melted, hot & gooey. Top with the guacamole, tomatoes & green onion. Serve with salsa & sour cream.

Recipe: Loaded Goldfish Nachos

~ Marla Meridith

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