Smoky Southwestern Nacho Cauldron

Nacho cauldron made with Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa and chicken - perfect if you love Southwestern snacks that are ready in 15 minutes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb) pasteurized prepared cheese product loaf, cut into 1-inch cubes (3 cups)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/4
cup barbecue sauce
2
tablespoons chopped green onions (2 medium)
2
packages (6 oz each) refrigerated cooked southwestern-seasoned chicken breast strips, cut into bite-size pieces
10
oz gold tortilla chips (extra thick)
3
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (about 1 cup)
3
cups shredded lettuce
1/2
cup sour cream
  • 1 In 2 1/2-quart microwavable bowl, microwave cheese, salsa and barbecue sauce on High 6 to 9 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes, until cheese is melted. Stir in onions. Spoon cheese mixture into 1- to 1 1/2-quart slow cooker; set on Low heat setting to keep warm.
  • 2 Heat chicken as directed on package.
  • 3 To serve, have guests place chips on individual plates; spoon cheese mixture over chips and top with warm chicken, tomatoes, lettuce and sour cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    1730mg
    1730%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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