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Monday, June 26, 2017

Red, White, & Blue Nachos #July4Recipes #CookoutWeek


It’s the second day of cookout week, plus, the ladies at Festive Foodies are gearing up for the 4th of July with red, white, & blue colored foods!

The two themes merge perfectly!

This recipe was actually Spud’s idea!  He found the recipe in his High Five magazine and wanted to make it right away!

It’s a simple kid friendly recipe, but sometimes those are the best on crazy busy summer nights!


 July 4th, 1776 is the date the Second Continental Congress adopted The United States Declaration of Independence effectively ending British rule. Now we celebrate our independence each year on July 4th with fireworks, picnics, parades and backyard barbecues across our nation. Join these 11 bloggers as we celebrate and share some patriotic themed recipes!

Red, White, & Blue Nachos

Taco Meat
1 lb lean ground beef
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano, optional

Nachos
Taco meat (above)
Blue corn chips
White cheddar cheese, shredded
Monterey Jack cheese, shredded


To make the taco meat, place the beef and onion in a skillet and cook until the onion is tender and beef is browned.  Drain off any grease.  Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.

Stir in the tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, and oregano.  Cook for 5-8 minutes or until the sauce is thickened.

To make the nachos, arrange the chips on a baking sheet.  Top with taco meat, pico de gallo, and the cheeses.  Broil for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Serve immediately.







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Red, White, & Blue Nachos
Red, White & Blue Nachos are perfect for the 4th of July! #July4Recipes #cookoutweek
Ingredients
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 blue corn chips
  • 1 pico de gallo
  • 1 cup white cheddar cheese
Instructions
To make the taco meat, place the beef and onion in a skillet and cook until the onion is tender and beef is browned. Drain off any grease. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.Stir in the tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Cook for 5-8 minutes or until the sauce is thickened. To make the nachos, arrange the chips on a baking sheet. Top with taco meat, pico de gallo, and the cheeses. Broil for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: ground beef

5 comments:

  1. Such a great appetizer for any patriotic celebration! Love that it's so kid friendly.

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  2. I love it when kids get interested in recipes!

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  3. I love these patriotic nachos. Good job Spud!!

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  4. I LOVE this, Amy. I know my boys will love it, too. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  5. These look so good. We are fans of nachos and of blue corn chips. I will try your recipe!

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