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Spicy Turkey Nachos

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 5 -7
Author: Cyndi


  • 1 - 2 cups turkey meat chopped or shredded
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 can 16 oz refried beans
  • 1 can 4 oz diced green chiles
  • 1 bag 13 oz corn tortilla chips
  • 1 jalapeno thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 roma tomates chopped
  • 3 springs green onions diced
  • garnish: sour cream avocado, shredded cheese, chives and hot sauce
  • Homemade Nacho Cheese:
  • 16 ounces natural American cheese like Land O' Lakes
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup milk


  • In a large zip lock baggie place chopped turkey, taco seasoning, hot sauce and cayenne pepper. Shake and coat all the turkey pieces. Place in a microwave bowl; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl add the beans and diced green chiles. Microwave until heated through and warm. Cover with a plate and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl add all the ingredient for the nacho cheese mixture and microwave 3-5 minutes (Make sure to stir the cheese mixture even minute or so. You want to make sure the cheese blends well and doesn't explode in the microwave), or until cheese is smooth and creamy.
  • Microwave the turkey pieces until heated through.
  • Assemble the nachos. You can do individual plates or one big platter. Place chips, then some nacho cheese, beans, turkey, then some more nacho cheese, onions, tomatoes, jalapeƱos and green onions.
  • Garnish with sour cream, avocados, shredded cheese, chives and some more hot sauce to make it a little more spicier.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!