Beer Queso Nachos

Nachos smothered with beer-spiked queso dip are sure to be a hit at any party.

Yield

12 servings

Ingredients

8 cups tortilla chips
1/2 cup lager beer, such as a Boston lager
2 cups shredded American cheese (8 ounces)
1 cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
1 (4.5 ounce) can Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, drained
1 (15 ounce) can 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

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C).

Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Arrange tortilla chips on cookie sheet. Bake 5 minutes to warm chips.

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.

In medium bowl, mix beans and salsa. Microwave uncovered on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes or until hot.

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.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Additional Information

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 280 (Calories from Fat 150), Total Fat 16 g (Saturated Fat 7 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 30 mg; Sodium 580 mg; Total Carbohydrate 23 g (Dietary Fiber 4 g, Sugars 2 g), Protein 10 g; Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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