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Ultimate Game Day Nachos with Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream

A few nights a go I had a hankering for some really good nachos. So, I brought it up with the Hubs and he agreed, especially since Florida was playing in one of those March Madness games…ahem. Here ya have it, my ultimate game day nachos! I heard there was a couple more of those games tonight, would be a perfect fit!

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Now for these nachos there are quite a few steps. So, I will break down each recipe separately.

Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream

Ingredients

1/4 Cup            Sour Cream

2 tsp                 Half & Half

1 tsp                 Sriracha

1/2 Lime           Zest and Juice

1 each               Scallion, green part only, sliced thin

1 Tbls               Cilantro, chopped

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let sit in the fridge until the nachos are finished.

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Meat & Bean Mixture

Ingredients

1 lbs                     Ground Beef, I use ground chuck

1 Can                   Pinto Beans, whole

1 each                   Taco Seasoning Pack

1 tsp                      Each: onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, paprika

1 Cup                    Water

Directions

Get skillet hot over medium high heat. Add ground beef and cook through, drain fat. Open can of pinto beans and drain liquid. Rinse beans in colander in water. Mash beans with back of fork until they are just broken up.

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Add beans to meat over medium heat. Add all seasoning to pan and mix with meat and beans. Add water and cook to the instructions on the back of the taco seasoning pack. Keep over very low heat until ready to assemble nachos.

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Cheese Sauce

Ingredients

1/4 Cup                   Butter

1/4 Cup                   Flour

1/2 t                        Salt

1/2 tsp                     Each, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin

2 Cups                    Milk

1 Cup                     Cheese, I used four cheese Mexican blend

Directions

Melt butter over medium low heat. Add flour and seasonings and whisk making sure there are no lumps. Add milk and cook until thickened. Turn off the heat and add the cheese.

Nacho Assembly

Ingredients

1 bag                  Tortilla Chips

Beef and Bean Mixture

Cheese Sauce

Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream

1 Cup                  Tomatoes, chopped

3 each                  Scallions, thinly sliced green and white part

1/2 Cup               Cilantro, chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On cookie sheet place a single layer of tortilla chips. Top with half of the beef and bean mixture. Top with half of the cheese sauce, using a spoon to distribute. Add another layer of tortilla chips. Top with remaining meat mixture and cheese sauce. Place in oven for 5 minutes to let chips heat through. Top with dollops of sour cream sauce all over then sprinkle with the remaining ingredients. ENJOY!

 

Since Hubs can’t eat spicy food I used mild taco seasoning and he just got plain sour cream on his side. I think the below picture will sum up how we felt about this dish.

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BOOM.

hehe, I hope you all enjoy these ULTIMATE game day nachos! Thanks for reading!

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Ultimate Game Day Nachos with Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream
 
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There are many steps to this recipe so I have broken it down as easily as possible. It may seem like a lot but they are soooo worth it, trust me!
Ingredients
  • Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream Ingredients:
  • ¼ Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 tsp Half & Half
  • 1 tsp Sriracha
  • ½ Lime Zest and Juice
  • 1 each Scallion, green part only, sliced thin
  • 1 Tbls Cilantro, chopped
  • Meat & Bean Mixture Ingredients:
  • 1 lbs Ground Beef, I use ground chuck
  • 1 Can Pinto Beans, whole
  • 1 each Taco Seasoning Pack
  • 1 tsp Each: onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, paprika
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Cheese Sauce Ingredients:
  • ¼ Cup Butter
  • ¼ Cup Flour
  • ½ t Salt
  • ½ tsp Each, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Cheese, I used four cheese Mexican blend
  • Nacho Assembly Ingredients:
  • 1 bag Tortilla Chips
  • Beef and Bean Mixture
  • Cheese Sauce
  • Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 each Scallions, thinly sliced green and white part
  • ½ Cup Cilantro, chopped
Instructions
  1. Sriracha-Lime Sour Cream Directions:
  2. Mix all ingredients in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let sit in the fridge until the nachos are finished.
  3. Meat & Bean Mixture Directions:
  4. Get skillet hot over medium high heat.
  5. Add ground beef and cook through, drain fat.
  6. Open can of pinto beans and drain liquid. Rinse beans in colander in water. Mash beans with back of fork until they are just broken up.
  7. Add beans to meat over medium heat.
  8. Add all seasoning to pan and mix with meat and beans.
  9. Add water and cook to the instructions on the back of the taco seasoning pack. Keep over very low heat until ready to assemble nachos.
  10. Cheese Sauce Directions:
  11. Melt butter over medium low heat.
  12. Add flour and seasonings and whisk making sure there are no lumps.
  13. Add milk and cook until thickened.
  14. Turn off the heat and add the cheese.
  15. Assembling the nachos:
  16. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  17. On cookie sheet place a single layer of tortilla chips.
  18. Top with half of the beef and bean mixture.
  19. Top with half of the cheese sauce, using a spoon to distribute.
  20. Add another layer of tortilla chips.
  21. Top with remaining meat mixture and cheese sauce.
  22. Place in oven for 5 minutes to let chips heat through.
  23. Top with dollops of sour cream sauce all over then sprinkle with the remaining ingredients.
  24. ENJOY!

 

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34 Wonderful Comments

  1. avatar
    March 29, 2013

    Hello, I found you through Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons, and I have to say these look amazing! This would be a perfect snack during movie night at some point during spring break, I know my family would love these. Thank you!

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      March 29, 2013

      Sriracha is THE best hot sauce. It’s not just hot it has actual good flavor with a hint of garlic. Yummy!

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    Andrea says:
    March 29, 2013

    I can not wait to try this! Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from Fireflies and JellyBeans 🙂

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    April 2, 2013

    Those look amazing! I like how you mixed the meat & beans!

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    April 3, 2013

    I am totally pinning these later! I love the idea of mixing those flavors with sour cream. Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

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    April 3, 2013

    LOL. Apparently my math skills aren’t up to snuff, as your CAPTCHA just deleted my comment. It’s was immensely witty , but now I need to head home, so you’ll never know. Oh, but can I just say YUMMO!

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      April 3, 2013

      Lol, I’m so sorry! I wish I didn’t need the captcha but I couldn’t access my blog without it crazily enough! Thanks for the yummo!

  6. Your recipe is being featured on Sweet & Savoury Sundays tomorrow! 🙂 I can’t hardly wait to make this for my family! It sounds so good. Thanks for linking up and hope to see you there tomorrow! 🙂

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    T'onna says:
    April 6, 2013

    I love nachos, and these look so yummy! Thanks for sharing @ Submarine Sunday!

    T’onna

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    April 7, 2013

    This sriracha sauce looks soooo good! Can’t wait to try – pinned!!

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    April 8, 2013

    We love nachos anytime of the year! {this will be great for Cinco de Mayo!} Thank you for sharing at our ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party !

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    April 13, 2013

    Holy Nachos, these look AWESOME!! I want to scrap what I’m making for dinner right now and make these instead. I actually have all the ingredients on hand at this moment, including leftover taco meat! Maybe I’ll make these for lunch tomorrow. I NEED that Sriracha sauce in my life.

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      April 14, 2013

      Haha! I think the sauce might have been the best part… LOL, let me know how you like them!

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    Cristina C says:
    November 5, 2013

    Just made these tonight…. oooooh boy were they THE BEST nachos I had ever had. I will try these AGAIN n again! 🙂 Thank you xo

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      November 6, 2013

      Yay! I’m so glad you loved them, thanks!!

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