Vegetarian Nachos

Vegetarian Nachos

Everyone's favourite snack. Tailor it to your tastes with jalapeño chillies and dips.

Important Recipe Information

Prep time: 30min
Cooking time: 10min
Ready in: 40min
Difficulty: Easy
Serves 4


For the guacamole

  • 2 very ripe avocados, skin and stones removed
  • 1 large lime, juice only
  • 1 chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • ½ garlic clove, peeled, grated
  • pinch ground cumin (optional)
  • 1 large ripe tomato, seeds removed, chopped
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed, finely sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the salsa
  • 3-4 tomatoes, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • dash Tabasco, to taste
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 large lime, juice only
  • ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
For the nachos
  • 2 x 200g/7oz bags plain tortilla chips
  • 200g/7oz jar jalapeno chillies, drained, sliced
  • 200g/7oz mature cheddar cheese, grated
Serve with:
  • 1 x 150ml/5¼fl oz pot soured cream
  • small handful chopped fresh coriander leaves


Preheat the oven to 220C/430F/Gas 7.

For the guacamole, mash all of the guacamole ingredients together in a bowl using a fork, until well combined.

Cover the bowl with cling film and chill in the fridge until needed (or for at least 20 minutes).

Meanwhile, for the salsa, mix all of the salsa ingredients together until well combined. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Sprinkle the tortilla chips into a large ovenproof dish. Scatter over the sliced jalapeno peppers and grated cheese. Transfer to the oven and cook until the cheese has melted, about 4-5 minutes.

To serve, spoon dollops of the guacamole, salsa and soured cream on top of the nachos. Sprinkle over the coriander leaves.

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