Nachos Recipes

Spread a little Tex-Mex magic with top-rated nacho recipes, from the traditional to the wildly inventive to the downright loco.

Staff Picks

Buffalo Chicken Nacho Bowl

Rating: 4.17 stars
Super easy to assemble and serve at gatherings. All the flavors of Buffalo chicken in a nacho bowl.

Chicken Enchilada Nachos

Rating: 4.61 stars
I wanted to make chicken enchiladas but couldn't find a recipe that I had the ingredients for. So, I made this up using what I had on hand. It is mildly spicy. Add more peppers/cayenne or hot sauce to liven it up a bit.

Caribbean Nachos

Rating: 4.58 stars
This recipe combines spicy, sweet, and salty with a definite Caribbean flair. The multigrain chips make it a heartier and healthier dish, and add a wonderful nutty flavor. Chicken can be subbed for the shrimp, but increase the cooking time as necessary. Serve with sour cream and picante salsa.

Super Deluxe Steak Nachos

Rating: 4.94 stars
This is one of my all-time favorite party foods. For big games or special events, these nachos should get serious consideration for formulating your snack line-up. I recommend serving this with hot sauce on the side, and lots of beer.

Chicken Nachos

Rating: 4.47 stars
Super-simple but totally killer nachos! These are to die for with some guacamole, sour cream and salsa. If it's too spicy for you, just leave out the cayenne.

Steven's Baked Nachos

Rating: 4.41 stars
My husband wanted to find chips tasting like those made at restaurants. Baking them is the key. These nachos are his claim to fame as a cook and they're delicious! I love them as a quick appetizer or late night snack! Serve with sliced jalapenos and your favorite hot sauce.

Shrimp Nachos

Rating: 4.79 stars
This is my most requested recipe to bring to get-togethers and there's always someone who hasn't had them who asks for the recipe. You can make it days ahead of time and have it out of the oven in just a few minutes when you need it. Add more chipotle peppers if you like it spicier. This recipe makes a lot, but it actually freezes well. I usually freeze half of it and have it another time. If you're making it for a party, though, bring it all because it will be gone!

Super Nachos

Rating: 4.73 stars
This makes a huge meal-sized tray of nachos with lots of good stuff! You can adjust ingredient quantities to suit your preference. Serve with extra chips if required. Great for game day.
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Baked Tortilla Chips

Rating: 4.34 stars
Tasty baked tortilla chips you make at home that are much better than store bought chips. Serve with your choice of salsas and garnishes.

Kickin' Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Rating: 4.78 stars
These hearty, dude-pleasing nachos are bursting with flavor. The combination of the crunchy tortilla chips with the spicy buffalo chicken and the cool blue cheese dressing make the perfect accompaniment to a frosty cold beverage (or two!) and are great any time of day. The recipe serves 4, but sharing is optional!

King of the Hill Frito® Pie

Rating: 4.43 stars
I was watching King of the Hill, Peggy mentions making Frito® pie. My husband looks at me and says see if you can find something like that on the internet. Looking at other people's recipes on other sites, I decided to make my own version of Frito Pie. While Hank Hill prefers Wolf Brand Chili, I made my own. :) Hope you enjoy!

Memphis BBQ Pork Totchos

Rating: 4.83 stars
A mashup of the BBQ pork nachos that are on so many menus in Memphis and the South-of-the-Border influenced Totchos that have blown up as the must-try bar food in Seattle. Serve with extra barbeque sauce for dipping.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our 10 Best Creative Nacho Recipes
Just in case you've fallen into a nacho rut, here are 10 different ways to dig yourself out, one cheesy, saucy, crispy, crunchy nacho at a time.
You've Never Seen Nachos Like These
I'll show you four ways to top off a variety of chips with unexpected ingredients for fun and funky nachos.

Baked Tortilla Chips

Rating: 4.34 stars

Tasty baked tortilla chips you make at home that are much better than store bought chips. Serve with your choice of salsas and garnishes.