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Friday, November 16, 2012

Black Bean Nachos

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Sometimes, meals like this make me feel like I'm cheating. There's really nothing to it. I decided I wanted to try a meatless version of nachos for one of our Meatless Monday dinners - and this is what we came up with! It makes a nice, light meal!

Black Bean Nachos
Yield: 6-8 servings

Tortilla Chips, pre-packaged or homemade, warmed if desired
16 oz. Velveeta cheese product
1 can (10 oz.) Ro-Tel tomatoes, undrained
2 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, drained and rinsed
Sour cream, green onions and salsa, for garnishing

Place tortillas on plate. 

Combine the Velveeta and Ro-Tel in a saucepan over low heat. Continue to cook and stir until the cheese has melted and the mixture is smooth. (To microwave: Place the cheese and Ro-Tel in a covered casserole. Microwave on full power for 3 minutes. Stir the mixture and continue to microwave for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted.)

Top the tortilla chips with cheese sauce. 

Next, put the beans in a microwave-safe container. Cover and microwave for approximately 1½-2 minutes or until heated through. Add the beans to the top of the cheese sauce. 

Garnish with sour cream, green onions and salsa, if desired.

** In the event you have any leftover cheese mixture and tortillas, they are just as great as a chip and dip! ;) 

I hope you enjoy!

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  1. These look so good!! We love nachos, but never tried them with just black beans! Great idea!

  2. Looks delish! Love black beans. Thanks for the recipe. :-)

  3. Those look great, Jamie! Thanks for sharing and inspiring! :)

  4. Found your post via This Gal Cooks... Going to share this with my sister! :)

  5. Thanks for stopping by HomePayge and following along! I am now following back via GFC:) And this is right up my alley! Black beans and nachos are quite possibly two of my favorite things, ever!

  6. You know I LOVE Mexican food! This just popped out at me when I as going through some of the Marvelous Mondays posts. Thanks for sharing, Jamie!

  7. I love recipes like this! I always seem to have a Mexican chicken recipe up my sleeve! Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday.

  8. Sounds like an easy and yummy dish. Thanks for sharing!

  9. I haven't had nachos in a while and these are making me hungry for them. I like black beans too!

  10. Just had to stop by to let you know that I will be featuring this on my blog at tonight's Marvelous Mondays party. Thanks again for sharing, Jamie! :)


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