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Easy Beef Nachos

Homemade nachos with cheese sauce. Easy version.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef nachos, easy nachos, nachos
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1418kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 18 ounces tortilla chips
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 piece tomato chopped
  • 1 piece Serrano pepper sliced
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil

Cheese Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups fresh milk
  • 8 ounces quick melt cheese


  • Prepare the beef by heating oil in a pan. Add beef. Cook until it turns brown while constantly stirring. Add chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until blended. Continue cooking for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  • Make the cheese sauce by melting butter in a cooking pot. Add flour. Continuously stir for 3 minutes. Pour-in milk. Stir until the mixture smoothens. Add cheese. Cook while stirring until the cheese melts and the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Assemble the beef nachos by placing the tortilla chips on a serving plate. Top with beef and cheese sauce.
  • Add chopped tomato and some sliced Jalapeno or Serrano pepper on top. Serve. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 1418kcal | Carbohydrates: 97g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 95g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 175mg | Sodium: 1112mg | Potassium: 907mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1595IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 803mg | Iron: 6mg