Black Bean Nachos Grandes
Recipe type: Appetizer / light meal
Cuisine: Southwestern
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Serves: 4 to 6
Black Bean Nachos Grandes are great as an appetizer, light meal, or a simple accompaniment to salads and grain dishes.
  • 4 to 6 ounces good-quality tortilla chips
  • 1½ cups grated vegan cheddar or spicy jack cheese,or a combination
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup fresh (raw or lightly cooked) or frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • ½ medium avocado, diced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • Two thinly sliced scallions, optional
  • Salsa (your favorite brand), as desired
  • Super-Easy Guacamole, or your favorite kind, optional
  1. Spread the chips out in a single layer on a large platter, or divide among two plates.
  2. Sprinkle the remaining ingredients (except the salsa and optional guacamole) over the chips in the order given.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F. for 8 to 10 minutes, or microwave until the cheese is bubbly, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Serve at once with salsa on the side, as well as some guacamole, if you’d like.
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