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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.


13 comments:

    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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