|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 31g||40%|
|Saturated Fat 12g||60%|
|Total Carbohydrate 35g||13%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||13%|
|Total Sugars 2g|
|Vitamin C 19mg||96%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Gluten-free nachos make a terrific gluten-free snack or appetizer for the whole crowd, gluten free or not. Gluten-free corn tortilla chips are easy to find, and this recipe for gluten-free "macho" nachos is loaded with beef, cheese, and lots of veggies.
12 ounces corn tortilla chips, gluten-free
1 pound lean ground beef
2 tablespoons taco seasoning, gluten free
12 ounces cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack, or your favorite blend of hard cheeses, grated, about 3 cups
1/2 cup chopped sweet yellow onion
1/2 cup chopped orange bell pepper, or red
1/2 cup pickled jalapeño peppers, blotted dry
1/2 cup sliced black olives, blotted dry
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/2 cup chopped Roma tomatoes, blotted dry
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Brown lean ground beef in a heavy pan. Drain excess fat. Stir in gluten-free taco seasoning. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 400 F
In a 13 x 9-inch baking dish spread a layer of 1/3 gluten-free corn chips.
Sprinkle 1/3 cooked hamburger evenly over chips.
Sprinkle 1/3 each: chopped yellow onions, bell pepper, jalapeños, black olives, green onions, and tomatoes evenly over hamburger layer.
Sprinkle 1/3 cup shredded cheese evenly over the vegetables.
Repeat this process with 2 more layers.
Bake in preheated the oven for about 20 minutes or just until cheese melts.
Remove from oven and sprinkle top with fresh chopped cilantro.
Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans, and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.