Cheesy Nacho Chilli

Cheesy Nacho Chilli


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About this recipe: This is a Mexican style dish, very tasty and cheap to make! My husband loves it!

Keri Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 450g (1 lb) minced beef
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon mild chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 100g (4 oz) nacho or tortilla chips
  • 100g (4 oz) Mexican style cheese or Cheddar
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Brown the mince, onion, pepper and garlic in 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the tomatoes, tomato puree, chilli powder and cumin. Season and simmer for 25-30 minutes, uncovered.
  2. Pour into a shallow ovenproof dish. Arrange the tortilla chips over the top, overlapping each other.
  3. Sprinkle with the cheese and place under a medium grill until cheese has melted. Garnish with the chopped coriander.

Serving suggestion

Use the cheesy nachos to scoop up the chilli. Serve with salsa and soured cream!

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Reviews (2)


Great recipe , easy and quick to make, all the family loved it. I make this on a regular basis now - 11 Jun 2012


nice, easy to make but needed a bit more kick - 04 Jul 2012

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