Cheesy Nacho Chilli

    45 min

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


    Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
    22 people made this

    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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    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


    Perhaps capsicum/oil/salt  -  31 Mar 2013  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)