Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Nachos are a quick appetizer that everyone enjoys. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (September 1981)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare Nacho sauce by pureeing sauce ingredients (tomato puree- oregano) in a food processor or blender.
  2. set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet to 350 degrees F (or when water splattered in oil sizzles).
  5. While oil is heating up, cut tortillas into eighths (8 pieces for each tortilla or 96 in all).
  6. Add tortilla pieces in batches to hot oil and fry until crisp and light brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels and continue frying until all are done.
  8. Arrange fryed tortilla pieces on an oven-proof platter and sprinkle with cheese.
  9. Spread with prepared Nacho sauce over top.
  10. Bake until cheese melts (5-10 min.).

Reviews

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Most Helpful

I had lots of flour tortillas in the freezer and this was a good way to use them up. Crispy and tasty, with lots and lots of gooey cheese. The sauce was tasty, but not as fresh-tasting as I am used to from using salsa.

evelyn/athens February 06, 2004

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