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Easy Nachos

Super Easy, Crowd Pleasing Nachos!

These Nachos are the easy, peasy, tastiest Nachos ever! It doesn’t much matter that the hot poured mixture could make the tortillas soggy- because after one bite- they will never last on any tray that long, in fact, it will seem that everyone in any crowd will near inhale them. 

I’ll make a guess that this similar recipe was created many years ago through a manufacturer which may have been Hormel, or may have been something like Velveeta which was the original ingredient combination. Those Nachos were a huge hit among friends in Arizona.

Later on, once you were able to regularly purchase tortilla chips in supermarkets in Philadelphia I resumed preparing those delicious Nachos earlier prepared in Arizona, that is, until Tostitos emerged with their jarred variety of Salsa Con Queso- Medium providing an even tastier team in the lineup.

A nice kick of flavor merely combining two ingredients. Sprinkle on your choice of toppings. Wala! Super Easy, Crowd pleasing Nachos, every time!


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Category: Appetizers

Cuisine: Southwestern Mexican

Servings: 4



  • 3/4 large bag tortillas
  • 1- 15 ounce cancan Hormel chili, no beans
  • 1- 15 ounce jar Tostitos Salsa Con Queso- Medium
  • 1 large dollop sour cream
  • 3-5 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, seeded, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced


  1. Combine the chili and salsa con queso in a small saucepan, stir to combine while heating on low temperature until mixture is hot
  2. Scatter tortilla chips onto a large sized platter, pour hot chili cheese sauce all around
  3. Top with sour cream, scallions, tomatoes and jalapeno slices
  4. Serve straight away

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  1. Joanne
    Posted July 20, 2019 at 4:10 pm | Permalink

    This looks so easy and the perfect food we’re craving after getting back from vacation! Thanks for another goodie Peg.

  2. Mary Johnson
    Posted July 20, 2019 at 4:13 pm | Permalink

    I had something like this before maybe with the Velveeta you described and it was delicious. I like your new combination using the Salsa con Queso with a little spice and am making it this weekend.

  3. Posted August 16, 2019 at 9:04 am | Permalink

    This looks like a great quick and easy snack. Can’t wait to try it!

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