Ultimate Nachos

44 g
45 g
51 g
Total Fat
40 min
Prep Time
65 min
Cook Time


Nacho Cheese

  • 4 cups grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese 
  • 1 1/2 cups grated monterey jack cheese 
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 4 ounces pickled jalapeno juice
  • 1 bag of tortilla chips

Texas Chili

  • 1 pound ground beef 
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion 
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce 
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 

Pico de Gallo

  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Facts

per serving

Calories: 844
Protein: 44 g
Carbohydrate: 45 g
Fiber: 6 g
Total Fat: 51 g
Saturated fat: 23 g
Cholesterol: 158 mg
Calcium: 83% DV
Sodium: 2788 mg


Nacho Cheese

Place cheeses in a large saucepan and add milk and cornstarch.

Set over low heat and cook for 10 – 15 minutes.

Keep stirring every so often until mixture with all ingredients is melted and smooth. 

Stir in jalapeno juice until you’ve reached your desired thickness. 

Texas Chili

In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook and stir ground beef, onion and garlic until meat is brown and onion is tender.

Drain off fat. Stir in tomato sauce, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. 

Pico de Gallo

Combine ingredients.


Ultimate Nachos

Place tortilla chips on a plate, cover with Texas chili, nacho cheese and pico de gallo. 


Recipe provided by Legends Hospitality and featured on Eat Like a Cowboy to benefit Fuel Up to Play 60. Donate now to help feed students in need.