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Cast Iron Nachos

Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
edited 2:43PM in EggHead Forum
Yesterday I did a test run of nachos for a party next weekend. Needed an appetizer while the main event will be smokin(spares)and this seemed like a good idea. Fresh cilantro and chives from the garden. We served guackamolea and sou'cweam on the side.

Holy Cow! Very good test run (rate it as a home run). I'd like to have a softer cheese next time. Thinking of adding melted Velveeta to 4 Mexican cheese blend. This is a meal in it's self. There is refried bean, salsa, black olives, fresh tomato and fresh chopped onion layered in along with the cheese and ground beef. :woohoo:


Tip; I used an enameled grid pan with holes to toast up the chips before layering ingredients in the cast iron skillet. To serve, place cast iron on a trivit and let guests take what they want. The iron will keep the nachos warm. ;)


  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,050
    Clay, looks GREAT and thanks for the cast iron tip!
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,673
    Those are some great looking nachos. Way to go.

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  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    You're welcome Ron. I also browned up the beef in the cast iron, it's a one skillet recipe!
  • nuynainuynai Posts: 101
    Thanks for the new idea on the BGE. Lookin' mighty taste.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Clay Tks I will get there early. :P
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    i can never find a good chip! i have been using the store brand of yellow corn chips or i have used the hanover yellow corn chips. the rest always break. what kind are you using and do the hold up under "the pressure" of nachos?

    they look great B)

    happy eggin


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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,738
    Clay what time is the party :laugh:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    Very nice Clay :)
    First the potato wedges
    Now I have a craving for these :laugh:

  • Those nachos look bad to the bone...I'm going to have to throw a party just so I can make em...
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    There is a corn chip "strips" that are made for dipping but I can't find them anywhere after I bought just a couple of bags. They are thicker, taste better but wondering if they pulled them off the market?
    Ended up with Tostitos Restaurant Style, they were ok. Whatever you use, toast them up lightly before building the nacho dish, mucho better that way.

    Eating some leftovers right now, used fresh chips and it's very good, monkeywaved so cheese melted a bit. All I need is a baseball game on. Home run derby is on tonight. Prince Fielder he's our man. :cheer:
  • Le Oeuf VertLe Oeuf Vert Posts: 512
    The nachos look great. Within a couple of hours I should here "Clay made nachos. Cant you make those?" coming from the computer area in the kitchen. All your post lately are scoring very high with Madame Le Oeuf Vert. ;)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    OH YEAH! You knocked that one "OUTTA DA PARK" :)
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Oh Wow Clay, you have done it again! Those look mucho super, thanks for the grilling tips too :) :cheer:
  • I'm still waiting for some stir fry with "squiggly things" ;)

    A few nights ago we had some Clay Q "fries" only plain, not as "decorated" as Hoss just made :side:
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