The Best Nacho Recipe: Flavorful Ground Beef & Homemade Cheese Sauce Is What Nacho Dreams Are Made Of by 30Seconds Food

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The Best Nacho Recipe: Flavorful Ground Beef & Homemade Cheese Sauce Is What Nacho Dreams Are Made Of

Serve nachos at your family get-together or while tailgating and you will be a hero. This easy ground beef and black bean nacho recipe can be assembled right before serving (you don't want soggy tortilla chips!) or put all the ingredients into bowls and make a nacho bar. Keep the ground beef and cheese warm in a slow cooker.

Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


Beans & Meat

Cheese Topping

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup half and half or whole milk 
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder


Here's how to make it: 

  1. To make the ground beef and bean topping, cook the beef until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add the black beans, salsa, water and taco seasoning. Cook until water has absorbed, about 5 minutes. 
  2. To make the cheese sauce, melt the butter in a saucepot. Whisk in the flour and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Pour in the half and half and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring, until it thickens up, about 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the cheese until melted over low heat. Add the chili powder. Remove from heat. (If cheese sauce is too thick, add a little more milk or half and half.)
  3. To assemble the nachos, put tortilla chips onto a serving platter or into individual bowls. Top with the cheese sauce, ground beef and bean mixture, and then desired nacho toppings. Serving immediately. 

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Donna John
This made my stomach growl. #need
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Nom nom nom. Nachos are my favorite cheat food! #yum

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