baked nachos

Game Day Food Idea: Baked Nachos Recipe

This baked beef nacho recipe is perfect for game day or can even be the great easy weeknight dinner for the family!

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
Fat 20 Carbs 34 Protein 17
Yield 8-10 1x


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground beef (chicken, turkey, or plant-based ground)*
  • 1 packet taco seasoning (Or, sub 3 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning)
  • 3 tablespoons water

Nachos + Noppings

  • 6 servings tortilla chips (of choice)
  • 1 large green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 can beans (black or pinto), drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup Mexican shredded cheese (or more)

Optional Toppings

  • Greek yogurt
  • lime juice
  • fresh cilantro
  • slice avocado


  1. First, prepare your ground beef by heating 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium/high heat in a large skillet.
  2. Then, add ground beef and saute until fully cooked. Add taco seasoning and water and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Prepare nachos by lining a baking sheet with tin foil and preheating oven to 400ºF.
  4. Then add half of the chips and sprinkle on 1/2 of the toppings including the cooked meat. Then, do one more layer of chips and one more layer of toppings.
  5. Place baking sheet in the oven at 400ºF for 10 minutes or until cheese fully melts. Then, broil for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve with your favorite optional toppings such as Greek yogurt, lime juice, avocado, and fresh cilantro

Tips & Notes

  • ground meat: if you use anything other than beef, you may need to use more olive oil for browning so it doesn’t stick to the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 Calories: 427 Sugar: 2 Fat: 20 Carbohydrates: 34 Fiber: 7 Protein: 17
Author: Linley RichterCategory: AppetizerMethod: OvenCuisine: American

Keywords: game day food

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