BBQ Nachos

January 20, 2012

It’s Friday!

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Thank goodness!

I can’t tell you how ready for the weekend I am. I need sleep! Although I’m not one of those lateweekendsleepers. Totally wish I was. But, sleeping in for me is 7 AM. Yes you read right. And yes, I’m crazy.

But hey, sleeping “in” til 7 is way better than waking up at 4:50 every morning like I do on weekdays.

…I’ll take what I can get!

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I’ll also take a HUGE plate of the nachos…n e day!

Remember the other day when I made pork in the crockpot? Well naturally since I live in a two person household, we had t-o-n-s of leftovers, and I needed a way to use up all that intense pork.

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Nachos were the first thing that came to mind. BBQ nachos. Kind of like the ones they serve at the baseball games. Have you had them? It’s my favorite baseball food. Actually, that’s the only reason I go to baseball games. And for funnel cake…with ice cream. Take me out to the ball game!

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The fun thing about nachos is you can add whatever you want to them. It’s like a piece of art and you are the arteest!

My toppings are all very traditional except that I added BBQ sauce and pulled pork. And of course I think this is the best plate of nachos. Forget ground beef.

Here’s to the weekend!

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BBQ Nachos
makes a huge plate of nachos

3 cups tortilla chips

1 can refried beans

1/2 cup BBQ sauce

2 cups shredded pork

1 cup shredded cheese

Sour cream, avocado, green onions for topping

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

On a baking sheet spread out half the the tortilla chips then spread half the refried beans over the chips. Drizzle 1/4 of BBQ sauce over the beans, then 1 cup of shredded pork, and 1/2 cup of cheese. Repeat this process to create a second layer of nachos.

Bake for 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Top with sour cream, avocado, and green onions. And feast!

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1 Blog is the New Black January 20, 2012 at 6:17 am

Oh boy! Perfect football food! Meaning the boy watches football, while I eat this!

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2 Tes January 20, 2012 at 6:25 am

Oh I am in serious trouble now! I need this immediately. It looks super melt-y and delicious :)

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3 Erin January 20, 2012 at 7:01 am

I loooove BBQ nachos. I never had them before I lived in Memphis. Your pile looks spectacular!

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4 Liz @ Tip Top Shape January 20, 2012 at 7:37 am

Oh my word–these look amazingggg!!! I adore bbq pork!

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5 Kiri W. January 20, 2012 at 7:51 am

Mmmm, that looks fantastic :) Nothing like cheesy nachos with a huge punch of flavor. Great recipe for parties, too!

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6 Lacy January 20, 2012 at 9:31 am

You wake up at 4:50?!?! Oh my god, I would seriously be a walking zombie, it might kill me. I don’t know how you do that. These nachos sound amazing! I love refried beans, could seriously eat them with a spoon as gross as that might sound haha. And I bet the BBQ pulled pork is amazing with it! YUM!

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7 Colleen Bierstine January 20, 2012 at 9:48 am

Mmm nachos! I may not be able to eat this, but I’m certainly going to pass it along to my parents for some super bowl munchies. I agree about how versatile nachos are. Even being vegetarian, there are tons of ways for me to load up some nachos.

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8 Ana Rita January 20, 2012 at 11:06 am

Hi,
It’s my first time at your blog and i loved it.

These Nachos are wild and i love to put up a mexican night now and then ,certainly i’ll remember these.

Kisses,
Rita

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9 Elizabeth @ the kitchen counsel January 20, 2012 at 12:05 pm

i love barbeque nachos–one of my favorite things to make in the kitchen. so easy but so delicious!

i cannot believe you wake up at 450 every morning. i thought 605 was painful.

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10 RavieNomNoms January 20, 2012 at 12:14 pm

These look great! I have seen bbq nachos before but have never had them…these look so tasty !

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11 Krista January 20, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Y-U-M! I am so ready for the weekend too. And a plate of these nachos!

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12 Tina@flourtrader January 20, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Oh Steph, you really know how to treat corn chips! Nice that you introduced them to BBQ, because now that they are all friends I am ready to eat them-yum! Have a great weekend!

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13 Emily @ Life on Food January 22, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Nachos are my favorite. I have been craving them lately for the last month. I am trying to stick to only once a week. Trying. Always with avocados.

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14 Meghan January 22, 2012 at 6:40 pm

Should not read this when hungry… These look amazing! Never had BBQ nachos, but will be changing that very soon!!

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15 Sheri January 22, 2012 at 7:14 pm

Wow! Those look pretty awesome. I will have to add this to the menu soon!

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16 kita January 31, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Holy crap I could go for some of these right now.

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17 Steph January 31, 2012 at 1:17 pm

I’ll trade you these for some pizzas nachos!

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