Beer Queso Nachos

Beer Queso Nachos

Nachos smothered with beer-spiked queso dip are sure to be a hit at any party. By Betty Crocker Kitchens
  • 20 Minutes Prep
    30 Minutes Total
  • 12 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 8 cups tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup lager beer, such as a Boston lager
  • 2 cups shredded American cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 12
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Arrange tortilla chips on cookie sheet. Bake 5 minutes to warm chips.
  3. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat beer over medium heat until just starting to simmer. Slowly add the cheeses in small amounts, stirring constantly with whisk, until melted. Stir in chiles.
  4. In medium bowl, mix beans and salsa. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes or until hot.
  5. To serve, pour half of the cheese sauce over warm chips; top with half of the bean mixture. Top with remaining cheese mixture and remaining bean mixture. Serve with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Nachos are easy to customize. Reduce the fat by using baked tortilla chips. Add extra flavor by piling on the vegetables.


Calories280(Calories from Fat150),Total Fat16g(Saturated Fat7g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol30mgSodium580mgTotal Carbohydrate23g(Dietary Fiber4g Sugars2g),Protein10g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A10%;Vitamin C4%;Calcium20%;Iron8%; Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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