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steak nachos
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Steak Nachos

These are the best Steak Nachos ever!! Cheesy nachos loaded with tender pieces of steak, hearty beans, salty-crispy tortilla chips and just the right amount of fresh chunky salsa. These nachos make for the perfect celebratory snack this football season!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 849kcal


  • 8 cups tortilla chips
  • 1 pound chopped steak for tacos
  • 15 ounces black beans or pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup bottled chunky salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers cheddar cheese, Colby and Monterey Jack cheese, and/or Mexican cheese blend (6 ounces)
  • Optional toppings such as thinly sliced green onion snipped fresh cilantro, seeded and chopped fresh jalapeno pepper, pickled jalapeno slices, sour cream, and/or bottled chunky salsa


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread two-thirds of the tortilla chips on an 11- or 12-inch ovenproof platter or pizza pan; set aside.
  • In a large skillet cook chopped steak over medium heat until brown. Drain off fat.
  • Add the beans and the 1 cup salsa to the beef. Spoon about two-thirds of the mixture over chips. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Bake about 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from oven. Top with remaining chips, beef mixture, and cheese. Bake about 10 minutes more or until cheese melts.
  • If desired, top with green onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, pickled jalapeno slices, sour cream, and/or additional salsa.


Ribeye is a great steak for this.


Calories: 849kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 856mg | Potassium: 756mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 5.1mg