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Friday Night Nacho Bake

friday night nacho bake Entree
Friday Night Nacho Bake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 10

Turn the classic appetizer into a filling dinner bake by loading a 13 x 9 pan with crushed tortilla chips and all of your favorite nacho toppings. MORE+ LESS-

March 8, 2018

Ingredients

1
lb ground beef sirloin
1
package (8 oz) refrigerated prechopped onion
1
package (8 oz) refrigerated prechopped tricolor bell pepper mix
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky mild salsa
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
3
cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (12 oz)
1
bag (11 oz) tortilla chips
1/2
cup unsalted butter, melted, cooled
2
cups shredded iceberg lettuce
1
cup diced tomatoes
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
Sour cream, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked. Add onion and bell peppers; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2
    Add salsa, olives and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese to beef mixture; stir gently to combine. Spoon into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3
    Place tortilla chips in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or flat side of meat mallet until coarse crumbs form. Add melted butter; seal bag and shake until combined. Sprinkle over beef mixture. Top with remaining 1 1/2 cups cheese.
  • 4
    Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with lettuce, tomatoes and green onions. Serve with sour cream.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
0%
Saturated Fat
14g
0%
Sodium
820mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • If it’s Friday night and you have a little extra time to spare for a hearty treat, it’s time for this crazy-delicious nacho casserole! Betty took the perfect appetizer (nachos!) and somehow made it even better by baking the whole thing—cheese, chips and sirloin—in the oven for 25 minutes. Top it with your favorite extras like green onions, tomatoes or olives, and you have a party-worthy appetizer the whole group will love. For more inspiration on how to upgrade your nachos, check out more of Betty’s nacho recipes.

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