Carne Asada Nachos

Carne Asada Nachos - BEST NACHOS EVER! Loaded with the easiest, most tender carne asada, sharp cheddar, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno + drizzle of queso!

BEST NACHOS EVER! Loaded with the easiest, most tender carne asada, sharp cheddar, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno + drizzle of queso!

Carne Asada Nachos - BEST NACHOS EVER! Loaded with the easiest, most tender carne asada, sharp cheddar, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno + drizzle of queso!

Guys. Prepare to have your MIND BLOWN to the best nachos of 2020.

CARNE ASADA NACHOS WITH A DRIZZLE OF QUESO. Yes and yes, inspired by these Mexican street tacos using the quickest and easiest carne asada marinade of your life.

The nachos are topped with extra-sharp cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, and of course, your perfectly cooked, tender carne asada.

Carne Asada Nachos - BEST NACHOS EVER! Loaded with the easiest, most tender carne asada, sharp cheddar, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno + drizzle of queso!

Bake until bubbly and melted before topping off with extra pico de gallo for maximum freshness, avocado, jalapeno slices, cilantro and of course, that drizzle of warm queso.

Store-bought queso is absolutely fine here. I mean, we did do all the hard, strenuous work with the carne asada. But yes, you can absolutely go that extra mile and use homemade queso if you prefer. The sky is the limit!

Carne Asada Nachos - BEST NACHOS EVER! Loaded with the easiest, most tender carne asada, sharp cheddar, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno + drizzle of queso!

Carne Asada Nachos

BEST NACHOS EVER! Loaded with the easiest, most tender carne asada, sharp cheddar, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno + drizzle of queso!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds skirt steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 12 ounces tortilla chips
  • 8 ounces extra-sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3/4 cup pico de gallo, homemade or store-bought
  • 1 avocado, halved, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup queso blanco, homemade or store-bought
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, chili powder, cumin and oregano.
  3. Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add steak and soy sauce mixture, and cook, stirring often, until steak has browned and soy sauce mixture has reduced, about 5-6 minutes, or until desired doneness.
  4. Place tortilla chips in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Top with steak, cheese and pico de gallo.
  5. Place into oven and bake until heated through and the cheese has melted, about 10-12 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately, topped with avocado, jalapeno, queso blanco and cilantro.

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