Beer Queso Nachos

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


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 8 cups tortilla chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup lager beer, such as a Boston lager
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 cups shredded American cheese (8 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Preparation
  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.
Nutrition
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.