Chili Nachos


Kick up the heat when you serve these fantastic nachos.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 3 plum tomatoes, finely chopped

  • cup finely chopped red or white onion

  • cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 lime

  • 12 cups corn tortilla chips

  • 1 (15 ounce) can HORMEL® Chili With Beans

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced pitted ripe olives, coarsely chopped (Optional)

  • 3 cups shredded colby or Monterey Jack cheese

  • 1 fresh jalapeno chile (or more to taste), thinly sliced (Optional)


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In bowl, mix together tomatoes, onion and cilantro. Squeeze lime into the tomato mixture and toss until blended.

  2. Arrange a single layer of chips on heatproof platter or baking sheet. Top with spoonfuls of chili, tomato mixture, olives and cheese. Add jalapeno slices, if desired. Repeat layers until all the ingredients are used.

  3. Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is completely melted. Serve nachos hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

593 Calories
34g Fat
51g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 593
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 1062mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 498mg 38%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 301mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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