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Deluxe Nachos

Deluxe Nachos Deluxe Nachos Deluxe Nachos Deluxe Nachos

Nachos from scratch, or make these nachos quick and easy by using store bought refried beans and tortilla chips.













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


Refried beans
2 cups pinto beans, dried
1 large onions
1 each ham hock
1 x water
½ cup lard
1 x salt
12 each corn tortillas (6-inch)
1 x lard
for deep frying
1 x salt
1 cup monterey jack cheese
1 cup cheddar cheese
2 each jalapeño pepper
or more, finely chopped
1 cup tomatoes
finely diced
1 cup cilantro
freshly chopped


You can make this recipe quick and easy by using store bought refried beans and tortilla chips.

Or even better, make your own low fat oven baked chili lime tortilla chips, see link to the recipe below.

Place beans, whole onion and ham hock in saucepan.

Add water to cover.

Bring to boil, cover and simmer 1½ hours, or until beans are tender.

Remove onion and ham hock.

Drain beans. Heat lard until very hot.

Add to beans and mash with potato masher.

Season to taste with salt.

Set aside.

To make nachos, cut tortillas in quarters and fry in deep hot lard until crisp.

Drain and season lightly with salt. Arrange tortillas in single layer on large ovenproof platter.

Sprinkle half each of Jack and cheddar cheeses over tortilla chips.

Sprinkle chiles over cheeses. Top with dollops of refried beans and gently spread over mixture.

Sprinkle with half of remaining cheeses. Top with tomatoes and cilantro, then with remaining cheeses.

Bake at 375℉ (190℃) F until cheeses are melted and bubbly, about 15 minutes.

Serve at once.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 131g (4.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 40350% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 35%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 171mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars g
Protein 35g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 27% Iron 15%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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