I don’t think you can go past Nachos for a quick dinner, lunch, bbq, get together, pot luck – you get the idea 🙂 but when you get to replace the store bought items with freshly made produce – it takes eating to a whole new level! This thermomix spicy nachos, using my ThermoFun Taco Seasoning and my ThermoFun Salsa and adding a little jalapeño – you have a beautifully balanced spicy nachos mixture. Perfect for those days/nights you want nachos but you want to kick it up a notch! 🙂
Quick cooking in our house is a must even with adult children as my life is so busy! As most of you know, purchasing a Thermomix revolutionised my life and cooking and now when I sit down to anything I make, I still marvel at the thought that I am doing all this! I am sure you would agree. It really is exciting! 🙂
I must admit my taco seasoning is the go to item in the cupboard when I have to “whip something up” but when paired with my salsa it really is a wonderful “sauce” for some steamed chicken or mince, pasta and a little cream cheese. My salsa and taco seasoning is also great with either sour cream or cream cheese making an awesome dip too! This type of “cooking” is what I love about my recipes – you make “basics” and you have ‘go to’ ingredients to whip up great recipes for your family and friends. If you enjoy refried beans to go with your nachos you can click here for my recipe. 🙂
- 150g cheddar cheese, cubed
- 1 Tbsp ThermoFun Taco Seasoning
- 350g ThermoFun Salsa
- 200g plain corn chips
- 100g sour cream
- 2 avocados halved, stone removed, peeled
- ½ small red onion, peeled
- 2 Tbsp lime juice
- salt and pepper, to taste
- handful fresh coriander leaves
- optional: slices of pickled jalapeno chillies
Place cheese into TM bowl and grate 10 sec / speed 9. Set aside.
No need to wash TM bowl.
- Make ThermoFun Salsa. Set aside.
- Make ThermoFun Taco Seasoning and add 1 Tbsp to Salsa and set aside. Store remaining Taco Seasoning mix in an airtight container.
- Preheat oven to 180°C. Arrange corn chips over the base of a shallow ovenproof dish.
- Dollop salsa over chips and top with cheese. Repeat another layer if making for a few people.
- Bake in oven 15 mins.
- Place avocado, onion, lime juice, salt and pepper into TM bowl and combine 5 sec / speed 5.
- To serve, dollop the avocado dressing and sour cream on top of nachos and garnish with coriander and optional jalapeno chillies.
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