Irish Nachos Anyone??

All I can say is...YUM!

All I can say is…YUM!

When my parents were visiting last Spring, we took them to a local joint.  It was a first for all of us, in more ways than one.  I mean, the idea is so simple and soooooo absolutely delicious that we were all impressed.  IRISH NACHOS, who knew?!?  This is the Irish’s spin (and I can say that ’cause I’m like 50% Irish) on the traditional Latin nachos.  You are your family could be enjoying each delicious bite in no time!  Now, I should confess that I didn’t have chipped corn beef handy for this particular batch, so I opted for bacon instead…both cured meats, let’s move on…


I started by slicing about 6-8 medium size potatoes about 1/8″ thick (man, I really need to invest in one of those handy slicers)!  I quickly rinsed them with some cold water and patted them dry.


I then drizzled them with about 1/4 cup olive oil, salt and pepper (to taste)


With the oven already preheated to 450 degrees, I spread the potatoes out evenly on 2 cookie sheets lined with parchment paper


After baking for about 25 minutes (be sure to do a taste test to make sure they are cooked through), I transferred potatoes to a large serving tray and topped with my desired amount of cheese.  I then put the tray back in the oven to melt the cheese (be sure tray is oven-safe, if not, keep potatoes on cookie sheets)!


Lastly, I finished it off with green onions, bacon and two big dollops of sour cream!




Irish Nachos

Ingredients:   Servings 6-8

6-8 medium sized potatoes
1/4 cup olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
1 cup cheese
3 green onions, chopped 
6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
sour cream

What would you top your’s with??


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Gluten-Free, Diabetic, Kid-Approved Recipes that are not only delicious but more importantly...Budget Friendly!!!

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