Chili Bacon Nachos for Two

Recipe by gailanng
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • For The Chips: Cut each tortilla into quarters. Heat the oil in a skillet on medium heat. The oil should be about 1/2 inch deep in the skillet. Place about 8 to 10 of the tortilla quarters in the hot oil at a time. Turn the tortilla chips as they cook so each side is golden brown.
  • When the chips are golden brown on both sides, remove them from the skillet and lay them on a plate over a paper towel to absorb the excess oil. Repeat with the remaining tortillas; set aside.
  • For The Bacon Guacamole: In a small bowl, add the avocado, 1 tablespoon of the red onions (reserving the other 2 tablespoons for the nachos), 1 tablespoon salsa (reserving 3 tablespoons to serve with the nachos), 1 tablespoon of the crumbled bacon (reserving 2 tablespoons for the nachos) and the juice from 1 quarter of the lime (reserving the other 2 quarters for garnish).
  • Mix the guacamole ingredients using a spoon so that the avocado is broken into small chunks (rather than smashing up the avocado with a fork). Then salt and pepper to taste and top with additional crumbled bacon.
  • For The Nachos: Add the chips to an oven-proof plate or skillet. Top the chips with the chili, shredded cheese, sliced jalapeno, remaining diced onions and the remaining crumbled bacon.
  • Bake in a preheated oven until the cheese is melted, about 6 - 8 minutes.
  • Top the warm nachos with the diced tomatoes and serve them with side dishes of sour cream, the remaining salsa and the bacon guacamole.
  • Garnish with the remaining lime wedges.
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