One-Pot Nachos With Beans Recipe

This one-pot nachos with beans recipe proves that a hassle-free, quick meal can still be enjoyable. You may prepare a simple meal while your guests are already at your place. Everyone will relish eating it directly out of the pan.

Although this dish has spices and beans, it is still easily customizable, so you can add any fresh ingredients you have on hand as a garnish.

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One-pan Nachos With Beans 

Let’s see how we can easily and quickly make spicy one-pot nachos with beans.

List of Ingredients

Here are the ingredients we will need for this recipe. 

For spicy bean mixture

  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon 
  • Onion – 1 small sized 
  • Chopped tomatoes and green chilies – 1 can (10 oz.)
  • Black beans – 1 can (15 oz.)
  • Chipotle powder – ½  teaspoon
  • Ground cumin – ½  teaspoon
  • Garlic powder – ¼ teaspoon 
  • Salt – ¼ teaspoon

For nachos

  • Sturdy corn tortilla chips – 8 oz.
  • Shredded cheddar – 4 oz.
  • Roma tomato – 1 
  • Jalapeno – 1 
  • Pickled red onions – ⅓ cup
  • Fresh cilantro – one handful 
  • Sour cream – ¼ cup cup


Let’s see the steps to make spicy one-pot nachos with beans.

Step 1

Chop the onion very thin. In a large skillet, cook the onions in the olive oil over moderate heat for about 5 minutes or until the onions become tender and translucent. Drain the black beans, but do not rinse them so that portion of the sticky liquid still coats the beans. 

Add salt, cumin, chipotle powder, chopped tomatoes with chilis, and garlic powder to the skillet, along with the beans and the ingredients. Stir the mixture and cook it for about 10 minutes, until it thickens and the liquid no longer collects at the skillet’s bottom.

Step 2

Set the oven to 350°F and start preheating it. Chop the cilantro, thinly slice the jalapeno, dice the Roma tomatoes, and grate the cheddar cheese.

Step 3

You can use foil or parchment paper to line a baking pan. Distribute a single layer of corn tortilla chips across the baking sheet, being careful that the chips do not overlap. Pour half of the spicy black bean mixture on the chips, followed by half of the cheese shreds. Continue by adding another layer of cheese, black beans, and chips.

Step 4

Bake the chips, cheese, and beans for 5-7 minutes or until the cheese melts completely and the edges of the chips start turning golden brown. After taking the nachos out of the oven, cover them with sour cream drizzles or dollops. On top, scatter the diced tomato, pickled red onions, jalapenos, and cilantro.

Your pan nachos with beans are ready to serve.

one-pot nachos with beans


Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ve got a detailed idea of the one-pot nachos with beans recipe. So try the recipe at home and enjoy this vibrant dish with black beans, nachos, and melted cheese. 

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