One of my favorite meals whilst being on a gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free diet has been these nachos. I’m already a huge fan of Mexican-style food, in general, so as soon as I found Late July’s Restaurant Style (gluten-free) Tortilla Chips it has been my personal priority to keep my pantry fully stocked.
Long story short, these chips taste great and they’re good for you! In fact, this entire meal is nothing but healthy for your whole body. They feel more like a cheat-product every time I eat them because they’re so yummy, but they’re gluten-free and Organic. My recommended recipe to try with this “Diamond in the Rough” product is Nachos. And not just any nachos, but Game Day Nachos! It is Super Bowl Sunday here in the United States, after all!
So, can you make nachos without gluten and dairy? My answer is YES! You can make bomb nachos without cheese! Beware of the skepticism you may face from the critics in your home, I faced a little myself. However, I let the nachos do the talking’ and now my original critics are huge fans too!
I like to begin with a layer of corn chips (amount of chips depends on the person). Next, add a layer of pinto, black, or refried beans (it’s your choice, all 3 are excellent). Now at this point, I’m always tempted to sprinkle a little cheese on top of my beans, but stay strong because I promise these Nachos will still taste amazing. Place a generous amount of meat on top (since you’re skipping the cheese you might as well over indulge where the meat is concerned to ensure a healthy source of protein).
I like to alternate between grilled chicken w/ garlic salt and this Crock-Pot Chicken recipe I discovered on Pinterest. Steak is another great options, just try to stick to Mexican-infused flavors. The Crock-Pot Chicken recipe I like to use is more of a shredded-chicken style of meat so if you’re a fan of the shredded chicken above the chopped grilled chicken or steak than I would definitely go with this recipe. You can find the link above.
After the meat, I squeeze a quarter slice of lime evenly around the entire plater and top generously with guacamole. For a spicier plate of nachos, add additional jalapeños on top of your guacamole to taste. I recommend being generous when it comes to the guacamole because my guacamole recipe also includes cilantro, tomatoes, lime, and jalapeños so it is going to add a lot of complimentary flavors to your nachos. Add some salsa and you’ve got yourself some gluten-free Game Day Nachos! I like to add an extra squirt of lime before serving…or in my case, Devouring!