Nacho Night

Last night my BFF and I stayed home on a Saturday night like all cool kids do and decided to make nachos. Not your basic tortilla chips with microwaved cheese on top. Nah, we’re beyond that. She had her own recipe and I was on guac duty. I was barred from sharing her recipe (ancient secret?), but since I’m an open book, I have no problem sharing my easy to google and find out yourself guacamole recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 3 hass avocados (make sure they are ripe. Had an incident involving returning to the store for more appropriate avocados. Don’t let your friends go food shopping with you unless you have 100% faith. Ripe ones will be mushy and soft when you squeeze them and dark green, NOT hard)
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
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Avocados, onion, garlic, tomato and lime
  • First I removed the avocado from the skin and mashed it all in a bowl
  • I cut a quarter of the lime and squeezed it over the avocado
  • Next I chopped up half the tomato, a garlic clove, and half the onion
  • Then I added the previous ingredients in with the avocado
  • Finally, I mixed everything together and put it in the fridge until food was served

Since my friend has a citric acid allergy, I had to limit the amount of citrus in the meal. That’s why I used half the tomato and only a quarter of the lime. The only noticeable factor from this is that the taste of the garlic was stronger, but it was still delicious. Plus one of the avocados was not fully ripe so only 2 were used, but we survived. We dug into it immediately before I could get a picture so I took one after and it does not do it justice at all. I promise it was delicious though.

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Homemade Guacamole that tasted way better than it looks

Prior to me making my guacamole, my friend got down with her nacho prep. I will share that we went with ground turkey instead of beef. I’m not a big red meat eater, but when it comes to Mexican food I do prefer beef, however the ground turkey was really light and tasty.

First we topped the secret meat, cheese, and more mixture over multigrain tortilla chips (my preference).

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Base for the nachos

Then on my nachos I added romaine lettuce, chopped tomatoes, and shredded Mexican cheese blend.

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Nachos with lettuce, tomato, and cheese

Then I added a huge dollop of guacamole and then rimmed the guac with salsa.

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Nachos with guacamole and salsa

My friend being a fatty added an additional layer of the meat cheese mixture over the lettuce then shredded cheese, salsa, salsa con queso and guacamole. She doesn’t play games.

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Monster Nachos

After our food was plated we ate nachos and I added a glass of wine to the mix, because wine makes meals better.

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Homemade nachos and wine…YAAAS!!!

Who says you have to go out on a Saturday night to have a good time? Meal was so delish, I had some leftovers for breakfast.

Don’t judge me.

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