Super Nachos


These homemade nachos are great for game day. This recipe makes a huge meal-sized tray of nachos with lots of good stuff! You can adjust ingredient quantities to suit your preference. Serve with extra chips if required.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • aluminum foil

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (18 ounce) package restaurant-style tortilla chips

  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, or more to taste

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can refried beans

  • 1 (10 ounce) can pitted black olives, drained and chopped

  • 1 cup salsa

  • 1 cup sour cream, or more to taste

  • 4 green onions, diced

  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced jalapeno peppers, drained


  1. Preheat the oven broiler. Set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Cook and stir ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until meat is crumbly and no longer pink, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain excess grease. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix; simmer until beef mixture has thickened, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Spread tortilla chips on the prepared baking sheet. Top with Cheddar cheese. Dot with refried beans and ground beef mixture.

  4. Broil in the preheated oven until cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes.

  5. Top nachos with olives, salsa, sour cream, green onions, and jalapeño peppers.

    overhead view of Super Nachos on a blue baking sheet with a blue spatula
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

432 Calories
25g Fat
40g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 432
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 31%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 1081mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 212mg 16%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 399mg 8%

* 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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