This easy and fast vegetarian recipe for “chili sin carne nachos” is the perfect snack for a football match or relaxed movie evening. We use different kind of ingredients which you might not always find in a chili or in combination with nachos such as coriander or curry. Have a try!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
– 2 red onions – 3 gloves of garlic – 7 small tomatoes – 375g young gouda cheese – 400g of tortilla chips (we like mixing chili + nature ones) – 1 lime – a bunch of coriander/cilantro – 280g of sweetcorn – 500g red beans (kidney)
– a bunch of green/spring onions – chili – honey – salt & pepper – 1 tbsp cumin powder or seeds – 1 tsp curry powder – creme fraiche or sour cream
– 1-2 avocados – optional: salsa sauce or jalapeños as toppings
Step 1: Fry the diced onions with some olive oil and caramelize them with 1 1/2 tbsp of honey until they are nicely golden.
Step 2: Add the tomatoes (cut in small cubes) and let it cook until they are becoming soft.
Step 3: Add the chopped garlic and chili + salt, pepper, cumin and a bit of curry powder
Step 4: Add the red beans without its juice and the sweetcorn.
Step 5: Let it cook for some time then season the dish with some more salt, pepper, cumin, chili or other spices according to your taste.
Step 6: Turn the chili sin carne off and add the fresh coriander.
Step 7: Take a big oven dish and start putting some of the nachos in, followed by a layer of chili sin carne, then cheese, repeat and finish with the cheese.
Step 8: Put the chili sin carne nachos in the oven. Wait until the cheese is melted and becomes slightly golden (about 5-10 minutes on grill).
Step 9: To finish add some sour cream, chopped green onions and smashed avocado on top.
Step 10 (optional): Add jalapeños, salsa sauce or pico de gallo on top.
Pico de Gallo: Finely chopp some red onions, coriander and tomatoes. Then mix them in a bowl with fresh lime juice, salt & pepper.