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My man loves this dish and now I can make it in the oven!

Hosting a gathering? Spice up your menu with our Tin-Foil-Packet Nachos Recipe. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this flavorful dish is a breeze to make and a guaranteed hit. Dive into the details below and let the nacho magic unfold!

Ingredients:

INGREDIENT QUANTITY
Your favorite tortilla chips 1 large bag
Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 2 cups (or a blend of Monterey Jack and Colby)
Black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15-ounce) can
Fresh, ripe tomato, diced 1
Small red onion, finely chopped 1
Jalapeño, thinly sliced (seeds removed for milder flavor) 1
Black olives, sliced 1/2 cup
Sweet corn (fresh, frozen, or canned) 1/2 cup
Cooked, shredded chicken or ground beef 1 cup (optional)
Chopped cilantro, for garnish To taste
Salt and pepper To taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Set your oven to a cozy 375 degrees Fahrenheit, creating the perfect warmth for your nacho masterpiece.
  2. Layer the Chips:
    • Take a large tin foil tray and spread a generous layer of your favorite tortilla chips as the foundation.
  3. Cheese Foundation:
    • Evenly sprinkle half of the shredded cheese over the chips, creating a melty foundation for your nachos.
  4. Add Toppings:
    • Carefully distribute black beans, diced tomato, finely chopped red onion, thinly sliced jalapeño (seeds removed if you prefer milder heat), sliced black olives, and sweet corn over the cheese.
  5. Optional Protein Boost:
    • If you’re craving heartier nachos, add cooked, shredded chicken, or ground beef on top of the vegetable mix.
  6. Second Cheese Shower:
    • Shower the remaining shredded cheese over the entire creation, creating a second layer of gooey goodness.
  7. Season to Perfection:
    • Season with a touch of salt and pepper to taste, ensuring a perfect balance of flavors.
  8. Bake to Golden Perfection:
    • Place the tray in the preheated oven and let the magic happen for about 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and proudly golden.
  9. Final Touch with Cilantro:
    • Carefully remove from the oven and let it sit for a moment before sprinkling with fresh chopped cilantro.
  10. Serve and Enjoy:
  • Gather your friends, serve these delightful Tin-Foil-Packet Nachos, and savor the joy and flavor of this crowd-pleasing dish!

Credit: Kuluckada

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