Chili Nachos

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

These are delicious and so easy to make. If you make Mimi's Chili (it freezes well in small containers), you will have it to make these any time or use another chili recipe. There is really no specified amount that you can make. Just use the three ingredients and as much as you want of all of them and enjoy.

Top Review by LainieBug

I have been making chili nachos for years and love them. I think the trick for not getting soggy nachos is to make sure that when you spoon the chili onto the chips that you are only scooping out the meat/bean mixture and no liquid. I had not thought to use Monterey Jack, and decided to use a blend of MJ and cheddar. Served on Tostitos Baked Scoops with sour cream and salsa on the side so people could use the amount they wanted.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. On a platter, arrange sort of a single layer of tortilla chips.
  2. With a spoon, drop pieces of chili all over the tortillas (I try to get some on each chip).
  3. Sprinkle with some of the cheese.
  4. Then put another layer of chips, chili, and cheese until all are used.
  5. Put in the microwave for a couple of minutes to melt the cheese and make everything hot.
  6. Put the platter on the table and let everyone dig inches.

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