Friday, January 21, 2011

Pathetic humans, prepare to write down the recipe!!

If you get the reference, you're awesome!
Sorry about how late this is related to the posts about the actual food, haha. I've had this post as a draft since the 6th! Now, today I will attempt to transfer my limited cooking knowledge unto you! I will tell you about our Macho Nacho recipe.

So Macho Nachos!
Ingredients: (our recipe fed three people all night long, so I figure this is about 6-8 huge servings)
2 bags of the most flat, intact chips we could find
1/2 of a bell pepper
1 tomato, diced into cubes
1 can/jar white queso cheese ( I know that is redundant but that is name of our cheese, lol, it's cheese cheese)
1 green onion
1 bag of shredded cheese
1 lb lean ground beef
2-3 Jalapenos
1 package Taco Seasoning, or seasoning to your taste

(Some ingredients,sorry about that apple slice...I was eating it before I started cutting things up, lol.)

Now, all of these are according to preference, if you like red onions and not green, feel free to do a whole red or vice versa. I suggest adding at least a full bell pepper, we used it because we had it, but really liked the flavor it added and wished there had been more. :) So yeah, most everything on this list is optional other than the chips+ground beef+cheese. We began by browning the beef, then adding the taco seasoning to that. We also had the liquid cheese (white)on the stove, hot and ready to pour. Then, we took a standard baking sheet, like you bake cookies on, and put down one layer of chips, trying to lay them evenly and not have too much overlap. We put down the rest of the ingredients in this order; ground beef, melted cheese, tomatoes, green onion, and jalapenos on one half (his little sister doesn't like spicy), and then the shredded cheese on top of all of that. 
(ground beef and white cheese) (first layer of the nachos completed)

(beginning the second layer) (into the oven to be fully melted)

Then we added yet ANOTHER layer of chips, and added the same ingredients, on top of all of that we spread out our half a bell pepper. After all of that food was layered, we put it in the oven at 375 ( any temp will do, you just want to melt the cheese). Viola, a meal for friends that I'm sure is absolutely horrible for you! :D But so, so delicious.
If you did not get the title reference, you can watch Futurama, specifically ep. 22 season 3 - 30% Iron Chef. :)


  1. My epic nacho recipe is
    Half an Onion
    Spoonful of Garlic
    500g Mince (ground beef)
    1 Can of kidney or Chilli Beans
    1 Can of diced tomatoes
    1 tub of tomato paste
    1 Packet of chilli seasoning

    Add in that order and cook until everything is brown and mixed together.

    Cheese, Sour Cream, guacamole, and shallots to cover on a bed of cheesy chips.

  2. Sounds delish! Sadly my bf hates beans, otherwise I think they'd be an awesome addition. I should have thought of garlic, that would have been a good addition to the meat.