Delicious Cheesy Potato Nachos Recipe

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Delicious Cheesy Potato Nachos Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 17, 2023

Enjoy the ultimate comfort food with this cheesy potato nachos recipe. Crispy, golden-brown potato slices are topped with ooey-gooey melted cheese, tangy salsa, and a variety of delicious toppings. Perfect as an appetizer or a party snack, these loaded nachos are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-sized potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapenos
  • 1/4 cup diced red onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Directions

  1. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into thin slices, about 1/4 inch thick.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep frying pan or pot over medium-high heat.
  3. Fry the potato slices in batches until golden brown and crispy. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels to remove excess oil.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  5. Arrange the fried potato slices on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  6. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the potatoes.
  7. Top with diced tomatoes, black olives, jalapenos, and red onions.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes.
  11. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa on the side.

Interesting Facts

  • Nachos were invented by Ignacio 'Nacho' Anaya in 1943 in Piedras Negras, Mexico.
  • Originally, nachos consisted of fried tortilla chips topped with melted cheese and sliced jalapenos.
  • Potato nachos are a delicious twist on the classic nachos, using crispy potato slices instead of tortilla chips.