Skillet Nachos


  • 6-8 large handfuls of corn tortilla chips
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups jarlsburg cheese, shredded (Monterey or Pepperjack can be substituted)
  • 1 (15 oz) can of chili (your favorite brand works)
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup sliced, pickled jalapeños (optional)
  • 1/2 cup slice in half grape tomatoes 
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Salsa


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Brown ground beef in a 12″ cast iron skillet.  Add Taco Seasoning as directed.
  3. Drain ground beef and and other fat and wipe skillet out.
  4. In 12″ skillet,  top a few handfuls of chips with half the can of chili, 1/2 ground beef mixture, 1/2 of the cheddar cheese, and 1/2 of the pepper jack cheese. Repeat the layering; chips, chili, cheese.
  5. Bake in the oven for 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and gooey.
  6. Quickly top with the black olives, jalapeños, diced tomato, sour cream, and green onions. Serve hot with a side of salsa. Enjoy!

Note: Less chips can be used and this can be done in a 10″ skillet as show in the picture.

Adapted from: IWashYouDry (

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