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broiling Mexican
Nachos Recipe-752

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Quick to make and great for sharing.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 10 Mins
Cooking time: 5 Mins<Br>


  • 7 oz (200g) tortilla chips
  • 1 cup canned chopped tomatoes, drained
  • 4 scallions, white and green parts, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp drained and chopped pickled jalapeno slices
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1½ cups sour cream


1. Position the broiler rack about 8 in (20cm) from the source of heat and preheat.

2. Spread the tortilla chips on a large heatproof platter. Sprinkle the tomatoes, scallions, jalapeños, and cheese over the chips.

3. Broil for about 4 minutes, until the cheese is melted.

4. Sprinkle with avocado and cilantro. Serve hot, with sour cream passed on the side.

© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

623kcal (31%)
422mg (42%)
19mg (32%)
247mcg RAE (8%)
75mg (25%)
547mg (23%)
18g (92%)
46g (70%)
3mg (15%)

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