Slow-Cooker Spicy Cheeseburger Nachos

A surefire crowd-pleaser, with the added convenience of heating and serving in a slow cooker.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 22

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
clove garlic, minced
2
boxes (16 oz each) Mexican prepared cheese product with jalapeño peppers, cut into cubes
2
cans (10 oz each) diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained
1/2
cup chopped green onions (8 medium)
22
oz tortilla chips
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef and garlic, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Spoon into 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Add cheese and tomatoes; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours, stirring after 2 hours.
  • 3 Before serving, stir in onions. Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    870mg
    870%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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