Party Potato Nachos
Love nachos but sick of the chips getting soggy before being served? This party platter uses potato slices in place of the chips so that you don’t have to worry about soggy chips. All of the same great taste as nachos, and party perfect.
- 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
- 2 large baking potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1/2 pound ground beef
- 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 2 tablespoons water
- 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
- 1/4 cup shredded lettuce
- 1 small tomato, chopped
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup guacamole
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
- Pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil into a large bowl.
- Add the potato slices to the bowl and toss in the oil to coat the potatoes.
- Arrange potato slices on a baking sheet in a single layer.
- Sprinkle the potato slices with salt and black pepper.
- Bake the potato slices in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until the slices are golden brown.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
- Brown the ground beef in the oil approximately 8-10 minutes.
- Drain off excess oil and grease and crumble the ground beef.
- Add the black beans to the skillet with the ground beef.
- Add the water and taco seasoning to the skillet and stir.
- Bring the skillet mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low.
- Simmer approximately 10 minutes.
- Arrange the baked potato slices on a serving platter and sprinkle with half of the cheese.
- Add the meat and bean mixture to the top of the potatoes and cheese.
- Sprinkle the top with the other half of the cheese.
- Spread the lettuce over the top of the cheese.
- Garnish with the sour cream, guacamole, and tomato and serve.
Pro Tips and Substitutions
- Substitute Pepper Jack cheese in place of the cheddar for some added kick.
- You can also add diced bell peppers and / or diced onion to the meat and bean mixture if desired.