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This lovely and delicious bean and mince nachos with guacamole is a perfect dish for my weekend lunch. It is very easy to make and loved by everyone in family.

Bean and Mince Nachos with Guacamole

Ingredients for Nachos:
  • 100-120g corn chips
  • 200-250g beef mince
  • 300g canned red kidney beans, drained and rinsed (You may also use dry red beans. You have to soak them overnight and cook until the beans are soft.)
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Grated cheese
  • Sour cream, to serve
Ingredients for Guacomole:
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 ripe tomato, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 small green chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Preparing Guacamole:
  • In a medium bowl, mash the avocado using a fork until smooth.
  • Add the onion, tomato, garlic, chilli and lemon juice and mix well. 
  • Season with salt and pepper. 
Preparing Nachos:
  • Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook onion for about 2 minutes or until browned. 
  • Add mince and cook until browned.
  • Add red kidney beans, chilli powder, tomato paste, cumin powder, salt and little water. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes until the mixture is thick.
  • Place a layer of corn chips on an oven-proof plate. 
Bean and Mince Nachos with Guacamole
  • Top with bean and beef mixture. 
Bean and Mince Nachos with Guacamole
  • Cover the mixture with corn chips.
Bean and Mince Nachos with Guacamole
  • Sprinkle with cheese. 
Bean and Mince Nachos with Guacamole
  • Add another layer of corn chips and sprinkle with cheese again.
Bean and Mince Nachos with Guacamole
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. Top with guacamole and sour cream to serve.


    Ann said...
    Oh, delicious! It's been so long since I've had nachos...these would be perfect!
  1. ... on November 26, 2011 at 3:10 PM  
  2. Suzi said...
    So glad you posted this. Love guacamole and nachos. Happy weekend!
  3. ... on November 27, 2011 at 7:02 AM  
  4. Veronica's Kitchen said...
    A truly dish loved by all family!
  5. ... on November 27, 2011 at 10:27 AM  
  6. cookingvarieties said...
    hi spoon and chopstick- this sure is a recipe i would like to try out- bookmrtked with many thanks. The ingredients just fits well with my taste buds.
    many thanks for your visit, i wish you success in blogging too, like your blog and i have never stopped visiting you ever since. have a wonderful day.
  7. ... on November 27, 2011 at 1:23 PM  
  8. Peggy said...
    Can't go wrong with a big pile of nachos!
  9. ... on November 28, 2011 at 3:12 AM  
  10. Balakrishna Saraswathy said...
    to be frank I really miss USA esp the foodies...nachos with guacamole with cheese sprinkles...too gd
  11. ... on November 28, 2011 at 4:40 PM  
  12. Angie's Recipes said...
    Haven't had nachos in a LONG while...this looks so good!
  13. ... on November 29, 2011 at 3:08 AM  
  14. KMS said...
    Looks wonderful
  15. ... on November 30, 2011 at 4:59 AM  
  16. Magic of Spice said...
    Nachos are one of my youngest sons favorites! I have not made them in awhile though...these look fantastic :)
  17. ... on November 30, 2011 at 6:00 AM  
  18. Jay said...
    your recipe is too tempting...cant wait to giv it a go now..;P
    Tasty Appetite
  19. ... on December 2, 2011 at 11:17 PM  
  20. mjskit said...
    You're right - what a great weekend lunch! Love the way you nested the beans and beef in the tortillas chips. Great idea!
  21. ... on December 4, 2011 at 1:08 PM  
  22. 5 Star Foodie said...
    These nachos sound awesome with mince and beans!
  23. ... on December 5, 2011 at 11:06 PM  
  24. Ꮮуռ (ᶬˠ ᶩᶤᵗᵗᶥᵋ ᵐᵋˢˢᵞ ᴻ ᶜʱᵋᵋᵏᵞ) said...
    I love nachos and melted cheese!!! ;D
    This is a perfect snack on a lazy Sunday! ;)
  25. ... on December 11, 2011 at 1:53 AM  

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