This easy sheet pan beefy nacho recipe is a quick and easy all-in-one meal. Beefy nacho meat seasoned with our chili seasoning on top of tortilla chips and covered in cheese makes a tasty and delicious meal. Add your favorite nacho toppings and you are good to go.
Nachos are a fun, quick, and easy meal to create. You mainly need tortilla chips, shredded or liquid cheese, then your favorite toppings and you are good to go. They are also a fun all-in-one meal by the time you add in your choice of protein (beef, chicken, fish, or venison) and toppings like diced tomatoes, lettuce, salsa, jalapenos, and more.
Our easy sheet pan beefy nachos are a great recipe if you want to make a large batch of nachos to share with family or friends. It keeps all the nacho ingredients on a baking sheet and can be a fun party food to share. We season ground beef with our chili seasoning to create a tasty taco meat flavor then top it with cheese and a variety of tasty toppings to create a fun and flavorful meal.
Creating the Seasoned Taco/Nacho Meat
In a medium skillet brown 1 pound of ground beef. (You can also use ground turkey, chicken, or venison.)
Add in ¼ of an onion that has been diced and cook until translucent. Drain and extra grease.
Assembling the Nachos to Bake
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil that has been sprayed with cooking spray. This helps with cleanup and prevents the shredded cheese and other toppings from sticking to the baking sheet.
Add an even layer of tortilla chips. You can use your favorite tortilla chip brand or homemade chips if you like.
Next, add some shredded cheese. As for how much that is up to you just make sure that it is evenly spread out across the tortilla chips.
Add a layer of seasoned ground beef and some black beans. Then sprinkle a little more cheese on top. Now they are ready to go into the oven.
Baking Sheet Pan Nachos
Bake at 400 degrees until the cheese melts on the nachos. This is about 10-15 minutes.
How to Serve Easy Sheet Pan Beefy Nachos
Once the base for your nachos is baked and the cheese is all melty it is time to add your favorite nacho toppings. This is so fun because you can customize these nachos however you wish. Each time you make them you can try different toppings and have fun with them. Or set them out with the toppings on the side and have friends and family that you are sharing them with put their own toppings on.
Here is a list of our favorite nacho toppings:
- Chugwater Chili Dip
- Salsa- Try our homemade salsa or cucumber salsa
- Shredded lettuce
- Diced tomatoes
- Diced onion
- Sliced jalapenos
- Black olives
- Pico de Gallo
This easy sheet pan beefy nacho recipe is so fun to make. If you want to change things up you can add shredded chicken, ground venison, or ground turkey, or to make them more vegetarian-friendly leave out the meat and add in corn, mushrooms sautéed in our chili seasoning, or other vegetables to the top. There are so many possibilities with this recipe.
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