Broncos Nachos

Broncos Nachos on orange and blue tortilla chips

Broncos Nachos are really good meaty, garlicky nachos – made with bright orange and blue tortilla chips from Safeway. The recipe for the meat is from Meaty Garlicy Spicy Nachos – then you pile on the melted queso, lettuce, tomatoes, etc.

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The meat in this takes it over the top – yummy flavor with lots of garlic! Then you get to top the nachos with melted cheese and whatever else you want.

Broncos Nachos
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Serves: 12 servings
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 8 large (or 12 medium) garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup diced green chiles (hot)
  • ½ to 1 tsp salt (to taste)
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp red chile flakes
  • 1 bag tortilla chips (or taco shells or tortillas for soft tacos)
  • Queso:
  • 1 2-lb Kroger Nice'n Cheesy Queso Blanco with Jalapenos (or Velveeta regular or white)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes and green chiles
  • Toppings: olives, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, chopped green onions, chopped avocado
  1. Cut block of Queso Blanco into chunks and place with diced tomatoes and chiles in slow cooker or saucepan on stove over medium-low heat to melt.
  2. Brown the meat with the garlic and onion. Drain.
  3. Add the salt, pepper, red chile flakes, and diced green chiles and cook another 2 minutes, mixing throroughly and adjusting seasoning to taste.
  4. If serving on a buffet, transfer meat to slow cooker and place on buffet table with serving spoon. Likewise, the Queso Blanco should also be in a slow cooker on the table with serving spoon.
  5. The toppings should be in serving bowls on the table so people can assemble their own nachos or tacos.
  6. If assembling yourself, spread tortilla chips on a serving platter or individual plates. Sprinkle meat on top, then pour the queso over. Sprinkle desired toppings over and serve.


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