Chef Tee’s Turkey Nachos

Serves 4 to 6S n p logo
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 10 minutes
Ingredients

  • 2 cups turkey chili
  • 2 cups tortilla chips
  • 1 cup Chef Tee’s cheese sauce (see recipe below) (can substitute favorite store-bought cheese sauce)
  • ½ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup black olives, chopped
  • Garnish –- chopped scallions, sour cream (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Coat 8 x 8 x 2-inch 2-quart glass dish with oil or cooking spray.
  3. Layer ingredients
    1st layer—spoon ½ chili in bottom of dish
    2nd layer—½ cheese sauce
    3 rd layer—½ tortilla chips
    4th layer—remaining chili
    5th layer—remaining cheese sauce
    6th layer—remaining tortilla chips
    7th layer—tomatoes
    8th layer—olives
  4. Bake uncovered for 10-to-15 minutes or until cheese sauce starts to bubble.
  5. Garnish w/scallions, sour cream.

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Chef Tee’s Cheese Sauce
Makes about 2 cups
Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsps. butter
  • 3 Tbsps. flour
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In medium saucepan, melt over medium-low heat.
  2. Stir in flour until well blended.
  3. Stir in Salt & Pepper.
  4. Gradually stir in chicken broth, half-and-half.
  5. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce becomes smooth, thickens (about 5 minutes).
  6. Stir in cheese; continue cooking, stirring until melted.

 

 

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