Loaded Nachos with Cliantro Lime Drizzle


INGREDIENTS

Garlic cilantro lime sauce:

  •         1/4 cup oil
  •         1/4 cup water
  •         1/2 cup chopped green onions
  •         1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  •         2 cloves garlic
  •         1/2 teaspoon salt
  •         juice of 2 limes
  •         1/2 cup sour cream or full-fat Greek yogurt

Loaded Nacho Topping

  • 2 lbs Butcher Box.ca 100% grass fed grass finished ground sirloin
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can or 1 cup of corn niblets, drained
  • 3 ancho chipotle peppers, diced
  • 1 red sweet pepper (or any colour), diced
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ancho chipotle pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup pico de gallo style salsa
  • Shredded cheese - habanero blend, tex mex blend, or your choice
  • Nacho chips of your choice

METHOD

  1. Lime and cilantro drizzle - place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.  Place in sealed container if refrigerator to allow flavours to blend.
  2. In a large skillet heat a small amount of olive or avocado oil - add ground sirloin and cook, stirring and breaking up as it browns.  Once browned, drain, return to pan.
  3. Add diced onion, sweet pepper, ancho peppers and seasonings, cook until onion and pepper are starting to soften.
  4. Add cilantro and pico de gallo, simmer for about 5 minutes to allow flavours to blend.
  5. On a foil lined cooking sheet, spread a layer of nachos, then some of the ground beef mixture, then cheese.  Repeat layers as needed/desired.
  6. Place in a 350 over until cheese melts and is bubbly.
  7. Drizzle with the lime cilantro mixture - and get out of the way...

** Add toppings of shredded lettuce, diced green onion, diced tomato, sliced black olives, sliced jalapenos...

**Have the guacamole and sour cream nearby for added dipping/topping flavours.

**You can substitute our naturally raised Angus lean ground beef, air chilled ground turkey or chicken or our Ontario lean ground pork - or any combination of those!