Jalapeño and Cheese Nachos

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Lighter, Quicker, Better: Cooking for the Way We Eat Today

Lighter, Quicker, Better

By Richard Sax and Marie Simmons

Published 2000

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  • ½ recipe tortilla chips (24 wedges)
  • 4 or 5 pickled jalapeños, stem ends cut off, seeds pulled out, and sliced, or use sliced pickled jalapeños
  • ½ cup grated jack and/or cheddar cheese


    1. Heat the oven to 400°F.
    2. Scatter the chips on a baking sheet in a single layer. Place 2 jalapeño slices on each chip. Scatter the cheese over and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 4 minutes. Serve hot.