Taco Beef Nachos

This is my second ground beef/mince recipe in response to an OTC request for inspiration to transform this reliable weekday ingredient. Taco Beef Nachos are a much more substantial version of my regular veggie nachos and make a brilliant kids’ tea. I serve this with corn on the cob for a bright and easy weekday meal. Check out my taco seasoning recipe that you can make quickly, and cheaply at home.

Post-Natal Superfood Profile: Iron
Iron helps to regulate blood sugar which in turn regulates energy and mood; an essential part of managing depression. BEEF

INGREDIENTS
Serves 1 Adult & 2 Kids

250g lean ground beef
200g tortilla chips
150g salsa (try’s Joyce’s salsa)
150g grated mozzarella
1 chopped spring onion
2 tsps taco seasoning
1/4 tsp salt
1 lime
20g pickled jalapenos
25g sliced black olives
1 tsp vegetable oil

  • Pre-heat the oven to 220°C (200°C fan). Put the oil into a medium sized frying pan on a medium/high heat. Once the pan is hot add the ground beef and break up with a spoon to brown the meat. Once the meat starts to brown sprinkle over the salt and taco seasoning. Stir to combine.
  • Once the meat is browned (about 2 minutes) squeeze over the juice of 1 lime stir then turn off the heat.
  • Put half the tortilla chips into a heatproof dish or tray then sprinkle over half the beef, half the salsa, half the chopped spring onion and half the cheese.
  • Put the rest of the tortilla chips on top then sprinkle over the remaining beef, salsa, onion and cheese. Put the tray into the oven and cook for 8 minutes.
  • Once the cheese has melted sprinkle the jalapenos and/or olives over the top if you and your kids like them. Serve with corn on the cob, guacamole and sour cream and Joyce’s Salsa!

Published by One Tough Cooker

I'm the writer at One Tough Cooker. My experience with post-natal depression has shaped my appreciation for the family cook. We make thousands of meals to feed our families' tummies, hearts and minds.

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