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nachos on sheet pan

Sheet Pan Nachos

Sheet pan nachos are a quick appetizer, snack, or meal that everyone will love.

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword appetizer, nachos, party appetizer, quick appetizer, quick dinner, quick snack, sheet pan nachos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  • 3 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 lb taco meat prepared with seasoning
  • see optional toppings/sauces in "notes"


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Spray sheet pan with cooking spray to prevent cheese from sticking once melted.

  3. Lay the tortilla chips on the pan and spread out as much as possible. Top with the shredded cheese.

  4. Bake in oven for 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbling.

  5. Spread out taco meat evenly on top of the chips. Add toppings and serve. See more about toppings in "notes" section.

Recipe Notes

Optional meats include (additional to or instead of ground beef):

  • shredded chicken
  • shredded pork
  • shredded beef
  • steak pieces
  • chicken pieces
  • beans- refried, black
  • meatless or meat alternative

Optional toppings include:

  • shredded lettuce
  • nacho cheese
  • more shredded cheese (not melted)
  • diced tomatoes
  • black olives
  • jalapenos
  • green onion
  • refried beans
  • black beans
  • rice


Optional dips/sauces:

  • guacamole
  • pico de gallo
  • salsa
  • sour cream
  • ranch dressing