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Fiesta Nachos

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Canned red kidney beans 14 Ounce, drained (1 can, 398 milliliter)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Dash
  Pepper To Taste
  Nacho chips 36 (round, 2 1/2 inch size)
  Tomato 1 , seeded and chopped
  Sweet green pepper 1 , chopped
  Finely chopped pickled jalapeno peppers 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded cheddar cheese/Monterey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In 4-cup measure or casserole, combine oil and garlic and microwave at High for 35 to 60 seconds or until garlic is tender.
2. Stir in kidney beans, chili powder, cumin and hot pepper sauce, cover with lid or vented plastic wrap and microwave at High for 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
3. In a food processor or blender process the mixture until smooth or else mash with fork and season with pepper to taste.
4. On each chip spread about 1 teaspoon (5 milliliter) bean mixture and arrange 18 chips on each of two 12-inch (30 cm) round serving dishes.
5. Sprinkling tomato, green pepper and jalapeno pepper (if using) evenly over chips top with cheese.
6. Microwave one plate at a time, uncovered, at Medium (50%) for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 minutes or until cheese melts, rearranging nachos halfway through.

SERVING
7. Move nachos from center to outside of serving dish and serve hot with melted cheese on the top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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