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    Kid-Friendly Cheesy Nachos

    Kid-Friendly Cheesy Nachos. Photo by mums the word

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 mins

    3 mins

    1 mins

    Mom67's Note:

    My kids don't love salsa or "chunky" tomatoes, so I came up with this super simple version of nachos that kids adore. In my house, they're the #1 requested after-school and movie snack! The measurements are purely an estimate, so add based on your tastes. And for adults or kids who don't mind them, by all means add green onions, black beans and/or chopped tomatoes!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1/3 cup ortega mild taco sauce
    • 3/4 cup shredded cheese (your choice, cheddar, Jack, mexican, etc)
    • 2 cups tostitos nacho chips
    • sour cream (optional)
    • sliced black olives (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Spread chips in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate.
    2. 2
      Drizzle taco sauce over chips (to your taste).
    3. 3
      Sprinkle generous amount of cheese evenly over chips (about 3/4cup for 8" plate).
    4. 4
      Add a few black olive slices (optional).
    5. 5
      Microwave, uncovered for 30-60 seconds or until cheese melts.
    6. 6
      Serve with side of sour cream for dipping (optional).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 24, 2008

      45

      Made these for a snack while we were watching a movie. My family enjoyed them. I followed the recipe exactly as written. My kids poured some salsa on top too. Quick and easy snack to make.

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    • on November 20, 2008

      55

      Even my kids can do this so I love it! My 10 yr old helped me yesterday, and today did this by herself. The kids gobbled them up in no time. I usually made this same recipe but use the broiler. (Never really thought about using the micro) This is just as tasty but quicker. Great snack. Made for My 3 Chefs. Thx Mom67

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    Nutritional Facts for Kid-Friendly Cheesy Nachos

    Serving Size: 1 (21 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 158.1
     
    Calories from Fat 94
    59%
    Total Fat 10.5 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 6.5 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 27.1 mg
    9%
    Sodium 688.5 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 2.6 g
    10%
    Protein 8.9 g
    17%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    mild taco sauce

    nacho chips

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