Loaded Nachos

1 serving provides 2 M/MA, 1 oz eq grain, 1/8 cup vegetable

Recipe Yield:
Loaded Nachos
Amount Item
3 1/2  qts Hot water (180°-190°F), divided
1  bag Foothill Farms® Cheese Sauce Mix (088T)
8  lb Beef/Turkey crumbles, fully cooked
1  bag Foothill Farms® Select Taco Seasoning (#V413)
1  #10 can Diced tomatoes
1  bag Foothill Farms® Salsa Seasoning (#V425)
38  bags Tortilla chips, no salt
  1. Pour 1/2 gal hot water into mixing bowl. Pour contents of cheese sauce mix (16 oz) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is completely dissolved and cheese sauce is smooth. Cover and let stand 3-5 minutes. Stir before using. Reserve warm.

  2. Combine 1 ½ qts hot water and contents of Taco Seasoning (6.6 oz) in full-size steam table pan. Mix well. Add cooked meat and mix thoroughly. Cover and bake in 400ºF convection oven for 15-20 minutes; or until product reaches 180ºF. Reserve warm.

  3. Pour diced tomatoes into a large bowl. Add Salsa Seasoning (5.8 oz). Stir until well blended. Cover and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.

  4. For service: layer 2 oz taco meat with 2 oz of cheese sauce over 10 tortilla chips. Top with 2 Tbsp salsa.