A dreamy and delicious combo that can’t be beat: crunchy salty chips topped with creamy plant-based cheese and any variety of other toppings that you like. It’s no wonder that nachos are a widely loved food! Nacho Day might just be your new favorite holiday with these 10 recipes from our Food Monster App.
1. Loaded BBQ Jackfruit and Potato Cheese Nachos [Vegan]
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Look no further than these Loaded BBQ Jackfruit and Potato Cheese Nachos from Mark Reinfeld for a party dish that always delivers, especially when your guests are ravished with hunger. This loaded nacho plate is loaded with flavors and plant based nutritional goodness! You can save time by using store bought vegan cheese sauce and BBQ jackfruit (or make them in advance), then this dish can be ready in 15 minutes or less… even prepared during a commercial break!
2. Loaded Nachos With Lentil Walnut ‘Meat’ and Cheesy Sauce [Vegan]
This Loaded Nachos With Lentil Walnut ‘Meat’ and Cheesy Sauce recipe from The Surznick Common Room is perfect for a game day afternoon, a loungy Friday night movie marathon, or even a weeknight dinner. The combination of crunchy tortilla chips, lentil-walnut taco meat, and melty cheese sauce will leave you obsessed! You can use as many or as little add-ons as you want and it’ll be a vegan nacho party for your taste buds!
3. Green Chili Nacho Cheese Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
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Is it a dip … a sauce … a condiment? Whatever you end up calling it, this Green Chili Nacho Cheese Sauce from Sara Hohn is incredibly versatile. Dip raw veggies or chips in it. Drizzle it warmed on top of steamed broccoli, cauliflower, or a medley of roasted vegetables. This recipe would make a great cheezy pasta sauce, tossed with cooked macaroni, topped with bread crumbs and baked until crispy. Got some left over? You could also try it on pizza, burritos, or gooped onto a burger or tofu dog. No idea is a bad one with this sauce.
4. Choco Nachos [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
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Dessert plus nachos…need we say more? The homemade tortilla chips in this recipe for Choco Nachos from Rachel Carr are perfect for scooping up the sweet and fresh strawberry salsa that gets a kick from the finely chopped jalapeño mixed in. Drizzle on some chocolate sauce and you’re in choco nacho heaven.
5. 15-Minute Epic Jackfruit Nachos [Vegan]
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If you have 15 minutes, then you have time to make these epic 15-Minute Epic Jackfruit Nachos from Jackie Ader. Quick and easy to assemble, they can easily be devoured as a snack to share, or translate to dinner. The jackfruit creates the perfect shredded “meat” substitute.
6. Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
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Here’s a snack that’s going to disappear in an instant. These awesome Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos from Rachael Hutchings is made from layers of tortilla chips, topped with BBQ jackfruit, black beans, chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, and pickled jalapeños. Then, drizzled with creamy cashew nacho cheese sauce and the whole process is repeated again. The nachos are then baked in the oven to warm them and topped wth ripe avocado, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
7. Mile High Nachos [Vegan]
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These are savory, hearty, loaded, everything-but-the-kitchen-sink, Mile High Nachos from Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD. If we didn’t include a favorite topping of yours, we sincerely apologize. Throw it on there and enjoy every bite!
8. Spicy Loaded Nachos [Vegan]
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These Spicy Loaded Nachos from Alejandra Graf are a protein-packed and flavorful snack. In this recipe, tofu, black beans, avocado, spicy peppers, and salsa are piled high on a bed of crispy nachos. Quick and easy to make, this dish is a perfect game-day party appetizer or even a savory and fulfilling breakfast dish.
9. Cheesy 7-Layer Nacho Dip [Vegan]
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Making the perfect party appetizer doesn’t need to be time-consuming and pricey — just make this fantastic Cheesy 7-Layer Nacho Dip from Molly Patrick. It combines refried beans, olives cilantro, tomatoes, and everything else you could want into one seriously awesome snack. As if seven layers of nacho-dipping goodness aren’t enough, this dip is covered with a creamy and dairy-free cheesy sauce made from carrots and potatoes. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.
10. Spicy Nachos [Vegan]
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