Nachos For Dinner Recipe

The nachos dinner is a mexican style dinner that can be easily prepared in the microwave for a delicious meal. Made with layers of meat and cheese on tortilla chips the nacho dinner can be prepared over the gas by cooking too. Served with sour cream and tomatoes or a side of mild salsa, the nachos meal are great for dinner.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CourseInterest Group


 Ground beef3⁄4 Pound
 Taco sauce1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Tortilla chips4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Shredded monterey jack cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1664 Calories from Fat 874

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g150.1%

Saturated Fat 26.7 g133.5%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 109.8 mg

Sodium 1850.2 mg77.1%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.7%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 43 g86.9%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 2.9%

Calcium 72% Iron 24.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a l1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole crumble ground beef.
Micro cook, covered, on 100% power (high) for 4 to 6 minutes or till meat is brown, stirring once.
Drain fat, Stir, in taco sauce.
On each of 2 microwave safe dinner layer half of the tortilla chips, meat mixture, and cheese! cook each plate on high for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes or till cheese melts.
Cook the second plate of nachos while you serve the first.
Serve with sour cream, tomatoes, and olives, if desired.
Conventional Directions: Preheat the broiler.
In a small skillet brown ground beef.
Drain fat and stir in taco sauce.
On a pizza pan layer all of the chips, meat mixture, and cheese.
Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes or till cheese melts.
Serve as directed.