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sheet pan nachos

(1 rating)
Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

These sheet pan nachos make for the perfect game-day app, an easy weeknight dinner, or an after school snack. The nachos are loaded with favorites like gooey sharp cheddar cheese, taco-seasoned turkey or beef, fresh guacamole, and spicy jalapeños. And they're ready in under 30 minutes!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These nachos are addicting! They have all the layers you could want and really pack a punch. You can't beat a recipe that comes together this easily and feeds a small crowd. Make a few trays for a game day or just one any day of the week.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(1 rating)
yield 6 -8 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sheet pan nachos

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil (less if using beef)
  • 1 lb
    lean ground turkey or beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 12 oz
    tortilla chips
  • 1 can
    black beans, drained and rinsed (15 oz)
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 md
  • 1/2
    lime, juiced
  • 1/2 c
    diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    diced red onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1
    jalapeño, sliced
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/3 c
    fresh salsa of choice
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh cilantro

How To Make sheet pan nachos

Test Kitchen Tips
Add 1 teaspoon baking soda to the raw meat, mix, and set aside for 15 minutes before cooking. This will allow the meat to brown better and retain more moisture.
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a large rimmed baking sheet.
  • cooked ground turkey with spices
    To prepare the nachos, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the ground turkey or beef and cook, crumbling into small pieces, until completely browned, about 7-10 minutes. Drain off any excess liquid. Add the seasonings and stir to combine.
  • tortilla chips topped with black beans and cheese
    Spread the tortilla chips in a single layer over the prepared baking sheet. Top as evenly as possible with the turkey, black beans, and cheese. Bake 6-8 minutes, or until the cheese is gooey and the toppings are heated through.
  • Mashing together the guacamole
    While the nachos bake, prepare the guacamole. Add the avocado and lime juice to a mortar or bowl and mash with a pestle or spoon until combined and smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and continue mashing until thoroughly mixed.
  • topped nachos
    Top the nachos with the guacamole and the toppings. Enjoy immediately.