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Super Bowl Recipes: Hey, Everyone Loves Nachos

Hey America, it’s Super Bowl Sunday!

Time to masticate for 6 hours straight, and when doing so for so long, you want to be chewing on things that taste good. One thing that is surely to be a hit at your Super Bowl shindig large or small, is a big ol’ plate of cheesy, delicious, nachos.

Here is a recipe that is a guaranteed bullseye:


1 pound ground turkey
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons hot sauce (optional)
1 (1 ounce) package dry taco seasoning mix
1 (14 ounce) can refried beans
1 (14.5 ounce) package tortilla chips
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1 (4 ounce) can sliced black olives
1 ripe tomato, diced
1 bunch green onions, sliced
freshly ground black pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large skillet over medium heat, begin to brown the ground turkey. Stir in garlic, pepper, 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, and 1 tablespoon chives. Stir in 1 tablespoon hot sauce. When the turkey is browned, stir in taco seasoning mix according to package instructions.

Pour the beans into a microwave safe bowl, and heat in the microwave until softened. Stir in 1 tablespoon chives and 1 tablespoon hot sauce.

Spread the tortilla chips across the bottom of a baking sheet. Spoon the beans mixture over the chips. Then spread the turkey mixture across the top. Sprinkle cheese, then olives, tomatoes, green onions, and remaining 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes over the top.

Bake in preheated oven until cheese is melted, usually about 15 minutes.

For more Super Bowl recipes, check out SB Nation’s dedicated grub hub. For more on the game check out SB Nation’s NFL hub.