This recipe is made in just 5 minutes and will have you serving it at every party or even as a quick nightly snack. These airfryernachos are vegetarian as is, but I’ve included an easy way to add ground beef for those who want it.
I’ve also included grilling directions for those gorgeous summer nights with friends and family. The salsa is made with Padilla and jalapeño peppers which gives it a unique spicy taste that’s the perfect flavor in nachos.
We ordered our Green Mountain Gringo products right on the website, but they are also available at Target, Walmart, and Tops. Take a piece of aluminum foil and press it down into your air fryer basket.
Take the aluminum foil back out of the air fryer but keeps its shape. Carefully place the nachos in the air fryer and cook for 1-2 minutes, just until the cheese has melted.
Add diced avocados, green onions, and drizzle with sour cream. If you want to take it up a notch, drizzle this 5-minute Avocado Lime Cream on top.
Remove the nachos from the grill and top with avocados, green onions, and sour cream. Carefully drain out any liquid then add in 3 teaspoons of taco seasoning and 1 tablespoon of water.
The Green Mountain Gringo brand has had a long history of making delicious products with high-quality clean ingredients and you can taste it when you take that first bite. I knew the company delivered quality healthy food but was even more impressed when I checked out their full ingredient label.
It will help keep them crisp, especially with the Green Mountain Gringo Original Tortilla Strips. Cook your nachos in a preheated air fryer set at 320 degrees for 2-3 minutes.
The lower temperature will help heat all the components in the nachos evenly without burning the cheese. Cheese plays a huge part in creating nachos, right behind the chips and salsa.
Corn Ground beef Refried beans Avocado lime cream Guacamole Jalapeño peppers Shredded chicken Black olives Press a piece of aluminum foil down into your air fryer to form a flat bottom.
Make sure the sides go up the air fryer at least 2 inches (so you can safely remove the nachos after heating). Carefully place the nachos inside the air fryer and cook for 1-2 minutes, until cheese is just melted.
Remove nachos from the air fryer and top with avocados, green onions, and sour cream. Cook 1 quarter pound of ground beef in a pan on medium heat until browned.
Drain any liquid, then add 3 teaspoons of taco seasoning and 1 tablespoon of water. Brands and sizes of products could alter exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.
It warms in no time and you have a hot plate with loaded nachos ready to serve your family and friends. Set your air fryer to 370 to preheat with the grill pan for 5 minutes.
Then cover the chips with the shredded cheese, the diced tomatoes, the olives, and scallion. Add a second layer of nachos chips before adding more cheese, olives, onion, and scallion.
If you are wondering if you can reheat nachos in the Hairdryer the answer is simple. When frozen let the nachos thaw first else put them on aluminum foil.
2 cups tortilla chips 1/2 cup Mexican cheese or mozzarella cheese 1 small onion 5 cherry tomatoes 1 scallion Set your air fryer to 370 to preheat with the grill pan for 5 minutes.
Or the cheese gets all hard and crusty on the top but isn’t even melted in the middle? Well, friends, it’s time to bust out your air fryers because this is the holy grail of quick and easy snacks.
I mean, Hairdryer Kale Chips are well and good, but hellooooooo, crisp, delicious, veggie-loaded, cheese-covered nacho perfection is coming your way. Veggies –> Diced tomatoes, red pepper, and green onion, please.
I have this model (<– affiliate link) which is on the smaller side, but made a nice batch that was perfect for two people. Brush or spray the foil with a little of oil to make things even easier.
Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may be able to make a double batch. Just substitute your favorite vegan cheese in place of the cheddar.
5 oz tortilla chips About 2.5 cups 1 cup black beans 1 small tomato diced 1/2 medium red pepper diced 2 medium green onions sliced 1 medium jalapeño thinly sliced 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 medium avocado diced salsa and sour cream for serving Line the basket with foil, and lightly brush or spray with oil.
Spread a layer of tortilla chips on top of the foil. If not, return the basket to the air fryer for an additional 3-5 minutes.
Prep your ingredients ahead of time then serve them fresh out of the air fryer. Okay, so Hairdryer Pickles or this Hairdryer Blooming Onion do top the list of favorites, but crispy nachos made with ground beef and gooey melted cheddar cheese are still the most popular appetizer any day.
Plus, they cook in only 5 minutes in the air fryer which makes them a crunchy and amazingly good low-hassle appetizer, which every party needs. You can also skip the beans and meat and cook the tortilla chips with cheese only, then add toppings.
First, put tortilla chips in the basket of your air fryer, then add beef seasoned with chili powder and cumin. Nachos don’t require a long cook time, but it’s important to heat up the beef and melt the cheese.
Some favorites are green onions, chopped tomatoes, spicy jalapeño, and lots of cilantro. You’ll add these toppings once the tortilla chips, meat, and cheese are cooked.
Prep your ingredients ahead of time then serve them fresh out of the air fryer. In a medium bowl, mix cooked beef with chili powder, cumin, and salt.
Lay tortilla chips in the bottom of the air fryer basket, then add beef and cheddar cheese. After cooking, plate and top with chopped tomatoes, green onion, cilantro, and jalapeño.
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