Mama's Nachos Grande!!!

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 40mins




  • Heat the oil in a skillet, add the onion, green pepper, and garlic, and cook gently, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until soft but not browned.
  • Add the tomatoes and chili and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • Stir in the chili powder and paprika and cook for 3 minutes, then add the refried beans, breaking them up with a fork.
  • Add the measured water and cook, stirring occasionally for 8-10 minutes, until the mixture thickens.
  • Spoon the beans into the middle of a baking dish, arrange the tortilla chips around the edge and sprinkle with cumin.
  • Sprinkle the cheese over the beans and tortilla chips.
  • Bake in a 400* oven for 15-20 minutes until the cheese has melted.
  • Sprinkle the paprika in a lattice pattern on top.
  • Chop scallions, cut avocado in cubes and scatter them on top.
  • Place dollops of sour cream and black olives evenly around top and serve immediately.