Taco Nachos


My kids wanted nachos. I didn't have a recipe, so I created this one. It was a hit with us!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • ¾ cup water

  • ¾ pound processed cheese, cubed

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 (12 ounce) package tortilla chips

  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans

  • ½ cup chopped fresh tomato

  • cup chopped green onions


  1. Place ground beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain and mix in taco seasoning mix and water. Continue cooking 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Place processed cheese and milk in a small, microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high until melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir until blended and smooth.

  3. Place tortilla chips on a large, microwave safe dish. Spread with refried beans. Top with beef and cheese and mixtures.

  4. Microwave approximately 2 minutes on high, until the cheese has melted into the beef. Top with tomato and green onions. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

788 Calories
49g Fat
57g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 788
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 62%
Saturated Fat 19g 93%
Cholesterol 116mg 39%
Sodium 1576mg 69%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 462mg 36%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 712mg 15%

* 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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