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. Gather all ingredients.

    All ingredients.

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  3. 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.

    Beef in a skillet.

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  4. Spread tortilla chips on the prepared baking sheet. Top with Cheddar cheese, then dot with refried beans and ground beef mixture.

    Meat placed on nachos.

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  5. Broil in the preheated oven until cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Top nachos with olives, salsa, sour cream, green onions, and jalapeño peppers.

    close up on a baking sheet of super nachos garnished with green onions and jalapeños


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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