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Cheesy Beef Nachos

"Whip up restaurant style beef nachos in no time with the help of your microwave."
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15 m servings 380 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 380 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 19.9 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 750 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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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  1. Brown meat in large skillet; drain. Stir in salsa; simmer 2 minutes.
  2. Arrange chips on large microwaveable plate. Top with meat mixture; sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Microwave on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted, rotating plate every minute. Top with remaining ingredients.


  • Special Extra - Meatless Nachos: Omit ground beef. Mix the salsa with 1 cup refried beans; spoon evenly over chips on large microwaveable plate. Sprinkle with cheese. Microwave as directed.
  • Cheesy Chicken Nachos: Prepare as directed, substituting 1 cup chopped cooked chicken for the browned ground beef and increasing the salsa to 1 cup.

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Super-easy and absolutely delicious! A nice snack or meal when you are feeling decadent. ;)

It doesn't get any easier than this. I had this ready in less than 15 minutes. I love Wholly guacamole and it is very affordable and convenient when you don't have time to make your own.

I made these by mixing hamburger meat and salsa....then microwaving the cheese on top of the chips on each individual plate, then each person added their own toppings along with the meat. It was...

Among the best nachos I've had. Only change was to drop the jalapeno (don't like spicy) and the guacamole (too $$). Will definitely do this one again! - with margaritas!!

This is yummy. I did make a couple of changes by leaving out the peppers due to kids and adding sour cream to those who wanted some. Easy and will make again.

Delicious nachos!! Only changes I made were no guacamole (didn't have any ) and used sour cream. I didn't mix the salsa in with the meat because I only had super spicy salsa and didn't want to b...