Quick Nachos

Cuisinart original

Here is a recipe that can get a delicious, and fast, snack on the table in under 10 minutes. It is also very customizable  just add your favorite nacho toppings in place of, or in addition to, what is listed here.


Makes 6 servings


6      cups tortilla chips (as many as needed to cover the surface
        area of the basket  this will differ with different-style tortilla
1½  cups shredded Cheddar and/or Monterey Jack
½    cup refried beans
2     tablespoons salsa, plus more for serving
1      jalapeño, halved, seeded, and thinly sliced
1     to 2 scallions, thinly sliced
¼     cup chopped green chiles
        (about half a 4.5-ounce can, strained)
½    cup sliced black olives (if using canned olives, drain well)
¼     cup sweet, pickled jalapeño slices, drained
        Guacamole and sour cream, for serving

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 270 (52% from fat) • carb. 22g • pro. 10g • fat 3g • sat. fat 6g chol. 25mg • sod. 578mg • calc. 268mg • fiber 3g


1. Put about 2 cups tortilla chips on the bottom of the AirFryer basket.
Top with ½ cup of the shredded cheese and then follow with another
layer of chips. Dollop the refried beans and 2 tablespoons salsa over
the chips, and then top with the sliced items. Finish with the remaining chips and then the cheese.
2. Put the filled basket into the AirFryer. Select AirFry, and set the time
to 5 minutes and the temperature to 400°F. Press Start/Stop.
3. Serve immediately with additional salsa, guacamole, and sour cream
on the side.