Tacofino's Super Bowl nachos

Make sure you make enough of these for the halftime show

Tacofino's Super Bowl nachos. Photo by Laura McGuire.
Tacofino's Super Bowl nachos. Photo by Laura McGuire.

You can't watch the Super Bowl without a platter of the best nachos, and you can't make the best nachos with just canned pitted olives and just any cheese sauce. Make nachos that are as exciting as the game (if not more) with Jason Sussman's recipe from Tacofino. If you have any chorizo and black beans, go ahead and add them on top to give it even more flavour. 

oil, for deep frying
1 package corn tortillas, cut into strips
1 cup cheese mix
1/4 cup roasted jalapenos
1/4 cup chipotle sour cream
1 cup salsa fresca
1 1/2 bunches cilantro, roughly chopped
2 tbsp queso fresco or feta cheese

To fry chips in oil, heat 1-inch of oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat to 350 F. 

Fry a few chips at a time, turning occasionally with a slotted spoon, until crisp and lightly browned, about 1 minute or less. Drain chips on a paper towel-lined plate. 

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Spread a single layer on baking pan. Cover with half of the cheese mix and some cilantro, making sure to get cheese on each chip. Cover with another layer of chips and cheese, and some roasted jalapenos. 

Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted. Remove from oven.

Add chipotle sour cream, salsa, queso fresca, and the rest of the cilantro.

Serve with a side of jalapenos for anyone who likes a bit more heat. 

Cheese mix

1/3 cup shredded old white cheddar cheese
1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/3 cup shredded asadero cheese

Mix cheese together in a large bowl.

Chipotle sour cream

4 cups sour cream
4 tbsp chipotle puree
2 tsp salt

Mix all of the above ingredients together in a bowl.

Pico de gallo

10 roma tomatoes
1 jalapeƱo
1/2 red onion
1 bunch cilantro
2 limes, juice only
1 tbsp salt

Dice tomatoes, jalapenos, and red onion and add to a large bowl.

Roughly chop the cilantro and add to tomatoes.

Mix everything together and add the lime juice and salt. Adjust seasoning.


Roasted jalapenos

10 jalapenos
2 tbsp oil

Preheat oven to 450 F.

Mix jalapenos with oil. Place on baking sheet. Roast for 15 minutes, or until blistering.

Remove from oven and cool. Dice.