Loaded Nachos

Nachos are a popular Mexican dish made from tortilla chips, topped with melted cheese, and a variety of other ingredients like beans, meat, salsa, guacamole, and sour cream. This tasty and satisfying snack or meal can be customized to suit personal preferences, and it’s perfect for sharing with friends and family. Nachos are a delicious and easy way to add some flavor to any gathering or occasion.

Sure, here’s a recipe for delicious nachos that’s perfect for a food magazine:


  • 1 bag of tortilla chips
  • 1 lb. of ground beef or turkey
  • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the salsa:

  • 3 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef or turkey until it’s browned and cooked through. Drain any excess fat and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the black beans, onion, red bell pepper, and jalapeño to the skillet and stir everything together. Cook until the vegetables are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. To make the salsa, mix together the diced tomatoes, chopped onion, diced jalapeño, chopped cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  5. Spread the tortilla chips in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar and mozzarella cheeses over the chips.
  6. Spoon the beef and bean mixture over the cheese and chips, making sure everything is evenly distributed.
  7. Bake the nachos in the preheated oven for about 10-15 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Remove the nachos from the oven and top with avocado, chopped cilantro, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
  9. Serve the nachos with the fresh salsa on the side.

Enjoy your delicious and satisfying nachos!







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