Chorizo Nachos

Chorizo Nachos

 

Chorizo Nachos

Nachos are a perfect appetizer for any casual gathering. They quickly can be assembled, allowing you to have more time with your guests.

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound beef chorizo, removed from casings and crumbled
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cooked pinto beans
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag tortilla chips
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 2 1/2 -3 cups Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced to garnish
  • sour cream to garnish
  • guacamole to garnish
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until translucent.
  • Stir in garlic, chorizo, cumin, and salt.
  • Cook until the chorizo is browned about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in pinto beans.
  • In a large, ovenproof platter or in a large baking dish, spread 1 layer of chips.
  • Top with a layer of chorizo mixture, enchilada sauce, pico de gallo, cheese, green onions, and jalapeños.
  • Repeat with another layer of chips, chorizo mixture, enchilada sauce, pico de gallo, cheese, green onions, and jalapeños.
  • Continue to layer ingredients.
  • Bake until the cheese is melted and the nachos are hot, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, garnish with sour cream, guacamole, and cilantro.
  • Serve immediately.

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