Giant Nachos


Each chip from this massive pile of nachos is about the size of a small piece of pizza. As they should be for the ultimate nacho lover, right?! This recipe takes more time than the average plate of nachos, but is well worth the effort. It's the perfect snack for a large group!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 9 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 39 mins
15 servings


  • 2 (9 ounce) packages ground pork chorizo

  • 30 (10 inch) flour tortillas

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 6 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, sliced

  • ½ cup guacamole

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • ½ cup crumbled cotija cheese

  • ½ cup chopped cilantro

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Line a jelly roll pan or large cake pan with parchment paper.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir pork chorizo in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; place in the refrigerator.

  3. Stack 5 tortillas. Slice off rounded edges to create large triangles. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

  4. Place 3 to 5 tortilla triangles in a large bowl. Drizzle some olive oil on top; rub over the triangles with your fingers. Transfer to the prepared baking sheets. Repeat with remaining triangles and olive oil, arranging 6 triangles per baking sheet.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until toasted, 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven; flip with tongs. Continue baking until second side is golden brown, 7 to 8 minutes more. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with remaining triangles.

  6. Layer baked triangles, chorizo, Cheddar cheese, and jalapeno slices in the prepared jelly roll pan.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven until Cheddar cheese is melted, 20 to 25 minutes. Top with guacamole, sour cream, cotija cheese, cilantro, and green onions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

881 Calories
50g Fat
75g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 881
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 50g 64%
Saturated Fat 20g 100%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 1647mg 72%
Total Carbohydrate 75g 27%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 551mg 42%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 465mg 10%

* 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.