Nacho Night

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Nothing beats Nachos with homemade Chunky Salsa and Guacamole when you fancy a bit of guilt-free naughtiness and these yummy recipes are sure to cure any naughty cravings.

For me the cravings hit last night when I got home from work. I didn’t fancy the salad I had planned to eat but instead I was craving something slightly naughty, warm and comforting.  I looked through the fridge and cupboards, to assess what could be made and when I spotted the Corn Tortilla Chips, Nachos immediately came to mind.

I have used what I had in the fridge, so a few items could be swapped about but these recipes work really well as they.


Serves 4 for a snack or 2 hungry people for a main meal

Cooking Time 3-4 minutes (Preparation time 15 minutes)

Ingredients

  • 335g cherry or normal tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 large or 2 small cloves garlic
  • 1½ chilli’s (use 2 Chilli’s if you like hot salsa and add the extra half to the salsa)
  • 1 lemon or lime (I didn’t have any limes)
  • ½ bunch of coriander
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 bag of corn tortilla chips
  • cheddar cheese (If vegan use nutritional yeast instead)

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Method

  • Chop up the tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Finely chop the garlic and chilli.
  • Chop the coriander.
  • Destone, chop and mash the avocado (If you like chunky Guacamole, mash less).
  • In one bowl mix together 300g of tomatoes, 1/2 onion, garlic, 2/3 chilli, coriander, 1/4 lemon juice in a bowl and a pinch of salt to make the Salsa.
  • In another bowl mix together 35g cherry tomatoes (1 normal tomato), 1/2 onion, 1/3 chilli, 1/2 lemon juice, salt and pepper to make the Guacamole.
  • Take two plates and place 1/2 the tortilla chips on each plate, 1/2 Guacamole, 1/2 Salsa and grated as much or as little cheese as you like on top (If vegan sprinkle over nutritional yeast).
  • Place each plate in the microwave for 3-4 minutes until the cheese is melted.

DSC04590Enjoy Xx

 

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