Spicy Beef & Refried Bean Nacho Bake

Spicy Beef & Refried Bean Nacho Bake

This fast and easy classic nacho dish is perfect for parties, potlucks or even dinner with the family!


  • Sliced green onions, guacamole, and/or sour cream (optional)
  • 1 jar (15 to 16 ounces) hot thick and chunky salsa
  • 1 bag (13 ounces) tortilla chips
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 tsp ground corriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 cup s shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 tbs chili powder
  • 2 medium tomatoes (about 1 pound), chopped (about 2 cup s)
  • 3 garlic clove s, minced
  • 3 tbs chopped pickled jalapeno slice s


1. Preheat oven to 400°. In large skillet, cook beef, garlic, and oil over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, breaking up meat with side of spoon. Stir in chili powder and coriander. Stir in refried beans, salsa, and jalapenos. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly. Remove skillet from heat; stir in salt.

2. In bottom of 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish, layer half the tortilla chips, then top with half the beef mixture. Repeat layers of chips and beef mixture. Evenly sprinkle cheese over top. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until cheese melts and begins to brown. Evenly sprinkle with tomatoes, and green onions, if desired. Serve with guacamole and sour cream, if desired.

Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
6 min

Nutrition Information

Total Fat
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