How to Make Nachos: 4 Simple Ways to Make Nachos with Delightful Cheese Dip for a Movie Night!

How to Make Nachos: 4 Simple Ways to Make Nachos with Delightful Cheese Dip for a Movie Night!
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SHARE - Are you looking for an easy-bite snack to complete your me-time on the weekend while doing a movie marathon? Then, try to make nachos on your own with your favorite topping. This Mexican dish is really easy to make and surely you would make another one in the future.

Curious about how to make nachos? Luckily! You are landing on the right page because through this article Tripboba will guide you step-by-step on how to make nachos at home along with its delightful cheese sauce that you can not find in another fancy Mexican restaurant.

Without wasting any time, let's cook it!

How to Make Nachos at Home

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Nachos is considered one of the easiest Mexican dishes to make since almost all of the ingredients are easy to get in any convenience store or any market in your neighborhood.

For the topping, you can add any topping that you like, if you want to make it a healthy snack, then you only need to arrange your favorite veggies on top of the chips or if you want to make it fatty then you can top it with any meat. And about the way how to make nachos, is just a piece of cake. You can make it in no time.

But before anything, the dipping sauce also has an important role to bring your nachos to another level. Besides, you can dip your favorite chips on it. So, let try to make the dipping sauce first before we continue on how to make nachos at home!

How to Make Homemade Nachos Cheese

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  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder


Step 1. Firstly, melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. When all of the butter is melted, toss in the grated garlic and let it cook for 1 minute.

Step 2. After that, whisk in the flour and let cook for another 1 minute. Then, add in the milk and keep stirring the mixture until it becomes thick.

Step 3. Once the mixture gets thicken, add the shredded cheese and keep stirring with the whisk until the cheese is melted and the sauce becomes smooth.

Step 4. Lastly, add the chipotle chili powder. Remove from the heat and our homemade nachos cheese is ready to complete your favorite nachos!

How to Make Nachos in the Oven

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  • 1 bag tortilla chips large
  • 1 lb ground beef pot roast or pulled pork.
  • 1 15 oz can refried beans
  • 2 c cheddar cheese


Step 1. Preheat the oven until it reaches 350 degrees. Set aside.

Step 2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spread over tortilla chips to the baking sheet without overlapping. Set aside.

Step 3. Heat refried beans in a microwave or stovetop and place 1 tbsp of it per chips individually. Then, top it with ground beef pot roast or pulled pork on each chip.

Step 4. After that, sprinkle with 1/2 of the cheese on each chip and add another layer of chips and repeat with toppings again.

Step 5. Once everything is set, bake the nachos in the preheated oven until all the cheese is melted. It may take about 10 minutes. 

Step 6. When it is done, remove from the oven and top with chopped tomatoes, sliced olives, sour cream, and avocado. Serve it warmly!

How to Make Chicken Nachos

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  • 15-ounce can black beans
  • 2.25-ounce can slice black olives
  • 12 ounces sharp cheddar
  • 1 small tomato
  • 8 medium scallions
  • 1 small jalapeño
  • 1 pound rotisserie chicken meat (from a 4 to 5-pound chicken)
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 16-ounce bag restaurant-style tortilla chips


Step 1. Preheat the oven until reaches 425 degrees and arrange a rack in the middle of it. Then, line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and set it aside.

Step 2. While waiting for the oven to reach the heat, prepare the toppings and keep them separate. Rinse and drain the black beans. Drain the sliced black olives and grate the sharp cheddar on the large holes of a box grater. Then, chop 1 tomato and thinly slice 8 scallions along with 1 small jalapeno.

Step 3. In a separate bowl, shred 1 pound cooked chicken and toss it with 1/2 cup salsa.

Step 4. Once all of the toppings are ready, it's time to arrange the nachos. Spread over about half of a bag of tortilla chips on the baking sheet in an even layer. Then, topped with half of the seasoned chicken and a handful of shredded cheese. Layer the remaining chips on top and followed by the remaining chicken and cheese. Lastly, sprinkle with the black beans.

Step 5. Once the nachos are assembled, let it baked until the cheese melted and the chips around the edges are beginning to brown. It may take about 8 minutes. 

Step 6. Put some garnish like tomato, black olives, jalapeno, and do not forget to serve it along with the homemade nachos cheese as the dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Which one is your favorite way on how to make nachos at home? Let us know!


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