Microwave Texas Nachos

Taste of Home


  • 2 Ounces  uncooked chorizo or bulk spicy pork sausage
  • garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 Cup  refried beans
  • 2 Cups  tortilla chips
  • 1/2 Cup  shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 Cup  shredded lettuce
  • small tomato, seeded and diced
  • 3 Tablespoons  chopped onion
  • 1/4 Cup  Daisy Brand Sour Cream
  • 1/4 Cup  guacamole
  • 2 Tablespoons  sliced jalapeño

Make these nachos for your next tailgating party or serve them as an appetizer. It's a fun dish and easy to make. 

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Crumble chorizo into a small skillet; add garlic. Cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until fully cooked; drain.

In a microwave-safe dish, combine chorizo mixture and beans.

Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through; stir.

Place the tortilla chips on a microwave-safe serving plate; sprinkle with cheese.

Heat, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Spoon chorizo mixture over chips and cheese.

Top with lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream, guacamole and jalapeño. Serve immediately.


Calories per serving:

633 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Sugar Conscious, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 78g 121%
  • Carbs 100g 33%
  • Saturated 29g 147%
  • Fiber 10g 41%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Monounsaturated 29g
  • Polyunsaturated 14g
  • Protein 41g 82%
  • Cholesterol 130mg 43%
  • Sodium 1,666mg 69%
  • Calcium 659mg 66%
  • Magnesium 170mg 43%
  • Potassium 1,129mg 32%
  • Iron 4mg 25%
  • Zinc 6mg 42%
  • Phosphorus 780mg 111%
  • Vitamin A 359µg 40%
  • Vitamin C 33mg 56%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 44%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 37%
  • Niacin (B3) 6mg 29%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 44%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 98µg 24%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 29%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 5mg 25%
  • Vitamin K 36µg 45%
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