Organic Emily

Loaded Nachos 2 Ways

Loaded Nachos 2

We love nachos at our house! These recipes make for a great appetizer for a big gathering or a family meal.

Vegetarian Loaded Nachos

Organic corn chips (I like Costco brand)

4 cups Monterrey Jack or white cheddar cheese, shredded

2 cans refried pinto beans

1 cup medium salsa (I like the Costco brand)

1 jar pickled jalapenos

1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced

4 avocados

Juice of 1 lemon

Sea salt and pepper

Sour cream

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a rimmed cookie sheet with cooking spray. Heat the refried beans and salsa in a small sauce pan. Layer the pan with corn chips and half of the bean mixture. Sprinkle with half the cheese. Put in the oven until cheese has melted, about 5-10 minutes. Layer again and repeat. Make the guacamole by mashing the avocados, add the lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Top with tomatoes, jalapenos, guacamole and sour cream. Eat right away and enjoy!

 

Loaded Nachos 1

Loaded Meat Nacho

Organic corn chips (I like Costco brand)

1 pound ground turkey or beef

1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 tablespoon ground chili powder

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 can refried beans

4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 jar pickled jalapeno peppers

1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced

1 can sliced olives

2-3 avocados, chopped

Sour cream

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a rimmed cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cook the meat and season with the cumin, chili powder and sea salt and pepper to taste. Add the refried beans to the meat. Layer the pan with corn chips and half of the meat/bean mixture. Sprinkle with half the cheese. Put in the oven until cheese has melted, about 5-10 minutes. Layer again and repeat. Top with tomatoes, jalapenos, olives avocadoes and sour cream. Eat right away and enjoy!

 

Emily Saddler

Emily is first a wife to her best friend Ryan, homeschool mom of 7 awesome kids, Holistic Health Practitioner in the state of Utah and Traditional Naturopath outside of the state of Utah, master gardener, yoga/pilates instructor, certified clinical and master herbalist, licensed massage therapist, and doula. She is a very passionate advocate of all things Mother Nature! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care product recipes and loves teaching classes on gardening, plant identification and herbal remedy workshops. Check out the events and classes page for more info.

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