Loaded Pulled Pork Nachos

I love football Sunday’s!

A typical Sunday in our house is filled with NFL ticket on every TV, with laptops and IPads following 6 of Kurt’s teams and one of my teams. Though I am new to the whole fantasy football hobby, our household is not. Mu husband has followed fantasy football for 13 years and is now the commissioner to one of his leagues.

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All the love for football isn’t complete without love for football food. After all watching football without good eats is sort of torturous. Can you imagine going to a game day party and having tea sandwiches? I don’t think so. And while we eat pretty healthy most of the week, come Sunday I allow myself to indulge. There is nothing wrong with making yourself happy.

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Loaded nachos are one of my favorite snacks to have while watching the game. There are so many ways to make this dish. This time I made it using leftover pulled pork, the recipe for which I’ll be sharing with you soon. Of course, if you don’t have pulled pork, left over shredded chicken would make a good substitute. I prefer to cook things from scratch if I have time so I made my own refried beans as well. You can use canned if you’d like.

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Loaded Pulled Pork Nachos
 
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Ingredients
  • Favorite brand tortilla chips
  • ½ cup refried beans (store bought or homemade)
  • 4 tbsp reduced fat sour cream
  • A few dashed of Cholula or Tapatio Hot Sauce
  • ¼ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • ½ cup leftover pulled pork (or leftover shredded chicken)
  • 1 tomato, medium dice
  • ¼ onion, diced small
  • 2 pickled jalapenos, sliced (juices preserved)
  • 1 tsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • Guacamole (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add refried beans to a small sauce pot. Allow the beans to warm up over low heat. Remove from heat, stir in sour cream, hot sauce and mix well. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine tomato, onion, 2 tbsp reserved jalapeño juice and fresh cilantro. Mix well. Set aside.
  3. Arrange tortilla chips in a baking dish, top with refried beans mixture, pulled pork and cheese. Bake at 350 degrees until the cheese is melted.
  4. Top with salsa, sour cream, sliced jalapenos and guacamole.
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  1. says

    Yuuummm!! I just told my husband we’re making this on Sunday (I just bought a pork butt to cook up for the weekend) and he said, “Just read the link, did not click on it, and YES. You had me at pulled pork!” :) Can’t wait to try it!
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