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Nacho-Licious Bake

Nacho-Licious Bake


Make in minutes Mexican Nacho-Licious Bake is perfect for supper for two or a party crowd

  • Serves: 6 |
    6 servings
  • Difficulty:

  • Prep Time : 15 mins |
  • Cook Time : 50 mins
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Chilli con carne

  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
  • 500 g lean mince
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2–3 fresh chillies, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) each ground cumin, nutmeg and cinnamon
  • 1/2 t (2.5 ml) smoked paprika
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 x 400 g can tomato purée
  • 4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • ± ½ cup (125 ml) water
  • 1 x 400 g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • handful of fresh coriander
  • milled salt and black pepper
  • large bag of good quality nachos


  • 1 cup (250 ml) sour cream or smooth cottage cheese
  • 50 g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 ml) grated Cheddar cheese
  • fresh coriander


In a large pot, heat the oil and brown the mince, then remove and set aside.

Add the onion, chillies, garlic and spices to the pot and sauté until the onion is soft and translucent. Add the green pepper and fry for a further minute. Stir in the tomato purée, chopped tomatoes and water, cover and bring to a simmer. Cook gently for about 30 minutes, adding more water if necessary.

Lastly, add the beans and coriander, allow to heat through and season well.

To assemble

Preheat the oven to 200 °C.

Layer the nachos and chilli con carne in a deep ovenproof dish, ending off with a layer of chilli mince.