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Fancy 5 Minute Nachos

We’ve got super easy FANCY nachos on the menu today for our weekly 5 Minute Fix. This simple recipe is a great way to use up leftovers and serve something everyone will love, in a hurry!

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So the story behind these nachos, is that I always keep jarred sun dried red peppers, capers, and pine nuts in my pantry, because I like to use them in recipes like this…

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Sausage and Pepper Pasta

Grilled Cheese Chop Salad

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Yet every time I make a recipe with these ingredients, I add little half-empty jars to the already overflowing condiment shelves in my fridge.

So this recipe was created as a way to clean out the fridge, and became an instant favorite in my house!

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The sweet red peppers add lovely contrast to the briney capers and the buttery pine nuts. All the toppings are sprinkled over tortilla chips covered in creamy muenster cheese.

I simply place a tray of these fancy nachos under the broiler for a couple minutes to melt the cheese, or pop a plate of them in the microwave.

Either way, you have a lovely decadent snack or lunch in less than 5 minutes. And because the toppings aren’t normally found on nachos, they come as a happy surprise to all who partake.

Amazing 5 Minute Fancy Nachos - a great way to use up leftovers! #nachos #fancy

See you tomorrow!

Amazing 5 Minute Fancy Nachos - a great way to use up leftovers! #nachos #fancy
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5 Minute Fancy Nachos

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Our 5-MInute Fancy Nachos are a great way to use up leftovers and serve something everyone will love in a hurry!
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups tortillas chips about 4 large handfuls
  • 4 ounces shredded muenster cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced DeLallo Sun Dried Red Peppers
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons pinenuts

Instructions

  • Place the tortilla chips on a large microwave-safe plate (or baking dish if using the oven.) Sprinkle the shredded muenster cheese over the chips.
  • Drain and slice the sun dried red peppers. Sprinkle the peppers, capers and pine nuts over the top of the cheese.
  • If using the microwave, cook for 45-90 seconds, until the cheese is melted. If using the oven, place under the broiler for 2-3 minutes, until all the cheese in melted. Serve warm.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Author: Sommer Collier

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10 comments on “Fancy 5 Minute Nachos”

  1. Great!

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  3. Quick lunch that tastes incredibly scrummy and looks insanely lip-smacking? Sign me up!!!!! These nachos are just BRILLIANT!

  4. Love these fancy nachos!!! Yum!

  5. I can SO relate to all those half-empty jars of ingredients. This is a crazy good way to use them up! LOVE nachos, always and forever!

  6. Nice Mediterranean flavours in these nachos!

  7. What a great quick and easy recipe!

  8. I could eat those nachos all day long! LOVE the addition of red peppers!

  9. Love that these are fancy! Perfect lunch!