Nacho average recipe

    Serving a starter before your dinner? Nachos! Looking for a snack for your movie? Nachos!

    Nachos are everybody’s best friend. They’re comforting you when you’re feeling down and they’re non-judgmental – so you can eat as much as you like!  So, if you’ve got your famous jar of Hellmann’s mayonnaise  ready, you Mexi-can wow your guests with this delicious snack or starter.

    Serves: 6


    For the Nachos

    • 1 bag of tortilla chips
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 500g ground beef
    • 300g can kidney beans, drained
    • 1 tsp. (5 ml) garlic powder
    • 1 tsp. (5 ml) chilli powder
    • 2 tsp. (10 ml) taco seasoning
    • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) tomato paste
    • ¼ cup water
    • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
    • ¼ cup jalapeños, sliced (optional)
    • 1 cup tomato salsa


    Now for the secret nacho sauce:

    • 1 cup (125 ml) Hellmann’s mayonnaise
    • 1 cup (250g) cream cheese
    • ½ cup (125g) sour cream
    • ½ tsp. black pepper, ground
    • 1 cup (250g) tomato paste or salsa

    Method for the nachos:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Heat oil over medium heat and add onions – cook until soft and transparent in colour. Add ground beef and garlic and cook until the beef has browned, stirring occasionally. Now add the kidney beans, taco seasoning, chilli powder, tomato paste and water and reduce the heat. Allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat.

    Place the tortilla chips in a baking dish. Cover the chips with a layer of mince, sliced jalapeños and shredded cheese and bake for 15 – 20 minutes.

    Method for the secret sauce:

    Meanwhile, blend the Original Mayonnaise , sour cream, cream cheese and black pepper in a food processor. Remove nachos from the oven when crisp and ready and spread the sauce evenly onto the nachos. Garnish with tomato salsa, some chopped jalapenos and sliced avocado.

    Serve with fresh guacamole.

    Arriba, arriba, arriba! Andele!