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Nacho Mama's Cheese Nachos

 
One serving costs about $6.92 One serving costs about $6.92 One serving costs about $6.92

$6.92 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

1 healthy lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Mexican
spoonacular Score:88%

Spoonacular Score: 88%

 

Nacho Mama's Cheese Nachos might be just the Mexican recipe you are searching for. For $6.95 per serving, this recipe covers 68% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 1 servings with 2597 calories, 96g of protein, and 159g of fat each. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. It works well as a pricey hor d'oeuvre. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. If you have butter, toppings, i used chicken, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the flour you could follow this main course with the Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 87%. This score is great. Try Choco-Nacho from 'Ultimate Nachos, Supreme Nacho Libre Nachos, and Nacho Mac and Cheese for similar recipes.

Mexican can be paired with Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. You could try Rex Hill Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 29 dollars per bottle.

Rex Hill Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Aromas of violets, iris, ripe raspberries, dark cherries, rose, blueberries, wild strawberries and wet stones all emerge from the glass when the wine is first poured. As the wine opens, more savory aromas of wood smoke, cured tobacco, earth, sandalwood and cinnamon add complexity to the original aromatics. Structured, ripe and pure, the wine shows all hallmarks of the 2013 vintage.

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Ingredients

Servings:
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps butter
butter
1.5 cups
1.5 cups cheese
cheese
0.48 serving
0.48 serving chicken
chicken
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps chili powder
chili powder
1 bunch
1 bunch cilantro
cilantro
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps cumin
cumin
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps flour
flour
4 Oz
4 Oz green chiles
green chiles
1 cup
1 cup milk
milk
4 cups
4 cups salsa
salsa
2 cups
2 cups tortilla chips
tortilla chips
some
some toppings
toppings
2 Tbsps butter
2 Tbsps
butter
1.5 cups cheese
1.5 cups
cheese
0.48 serving chicken
0.48 serving
chicken
0.5 tsps chili powder
0.5 tsps
chili powder
1 bunch cilantro
1 bunch
cilantro
0.5 tsps cumin
0.5 tsps
cumin
3 Tbsps flour
3 Tbsps
flour
4 Oz green chiles
4 Oz
green chiles
1 cup milk
1 cup
milk
4 cups salsa
4 cups
salsa
2 cups tortilla chips
2 cups
tortilla chips
some toppings
some
toppings

Equipment

bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. To get started, grab a pan and melt up your butter. Add in the flour and create a roux. Then add in your milk, put the heat on medium and let the mixture thicken.
  2. Turn the heat down to low and add in the cheese.
  3. Once it's melted add in your green chiles, chili powder, cumin, and cilantro. Now add in the salsa.
  4. Lay your chips in an oven proof bowl and pour the cheese over the top. Now add on your desired toppings.
  5. Throw them in the oven for about 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $6.92
Ingredient
2 tablespoons butter
1.5 cups cheese
some chicken
½ teaspoons chili powder
1 bunch cilantro
½ teaspoons cumin
3 tablespoons flour
4 Ozs green chiles
1 cup milk
1 cup salsa
2 cups tortilla chips
Price
$0.24
$1.82
$0.72
$0.04
$0.26
$0.07
$0.03
$0.50
$0.33
$1.02
$1.89
$6.92

Tips

Health Tips

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
2586 Calories
95g Protein
157g Total Fat
208g Carbs
74% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
2586
129%

Fat
157g
243%

  Saturated Fat
65g
412%

Carbohydrates
208g
69%

  Sugar
29g
33%

Cholesterol
343mg
115%

Sodium
4634mg
202%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
95g
190%

Calcium
2016mg
202%

Phosphorus
1823mg
182%

Magnesium
481mg
120%

Selenium
74µg
106%

Vitamin E
15mg
102%

Vitamin A
5049IU
101%

Vitamin B2
1mg
96%

Zinc
14mg
94%

Vitamin K
94µg
90%

Fiber
21g
88%

Copper
1mg
81%

Vitamin B6
1mg
79%

Vitamin B3
15mg
76%

Vitamin B12
3µg
62%

Vitamin B5
6mg
60%

Iron
10mg
59%

Potassium
2038mg
58%

Folate
152µg
38%

Vitamin B1
0.54mg
36%

Vitamin D
4µg
32%

Manganese
0.58mg
29%

Vitamin C
22mg
27%

covered percent of daily need

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