Muy Bueno Deconstructed Loaded Veggie Nachos – a one-dish meal
Our loaded vegetarian nachos are always a hit. They are perfect for a one-dish meal. Start with cheese and tortilla chips, and then add the toppings that your family and guests enjoy.
2 cups tortilla chips
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
8 -12 ounces vegetarian beef crumbles or 4 spicy black bean burgers
1 cup defrosted frozen or canned corn kernels, well drained
1 cup black olives
2 cups or more cheddar cheese, grated or chopped
1-cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 avocado, chunked
Salsa or sour cream on the side
Optional toppings: black beans, chopped jalapenos, red or green bell peppers, cilantro, … Use veggie chicken strips instead of beef…be creative!
Preheat oven to 400 °
Spread tortilla chips in a 9” ovenproof pan. A cast iron pan works perfectly for this recipe or even a 9” x 13” sheet pan!
In a separate fry pan, warm olive oil. Add vegetarian beef crumbles to oil. Cook per instructions on package.
Over tortilla chips, layer crumbled, cooked veggie “beef”, cheese, black olives, corn, tomatoes and any optional toppings ychips.
Place pan in oven until cheese is melted and veggies are hot, hot, hot! (about 5-7 minutes).
Remove from oven and top with chunked avocado; serve with sour cream and salsa on the side.
Leftovers can be re-heated in the microwave!
Serves about 4 -5