This week I found an interesting recipe on MyRecipes.com and it inspired me to create these bite-sized, creamy nachos. The baked chipotle chips are topped with a creamy goat cheese mixture and a cilantro salsa. Avocados were finally ripe at my grocery store, so I was able to blitz up a quick, easy guacamole. These make for a playful presentation and would look lovely on a graduation party menu. To see how I made these incredibly scrumptious nachos — once you pop, you can't stop — read more.
Salsa: Get more recipes at MyRecipes.com Serves 8. Like the recipe above? Try out some of these other ones:
1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
2 cups chopped fresh cilantro (about 1 bunch)
1 cup finely chopped tomatillos* (about 4 medium)
1/4 cup minced red onion
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped
1 small shallot, coarsely chopped
1/4-1/2 cup cilantro
1 ripe avocado, cut into 1/4 inch chunks
juice from one lime
2 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 teaspoon adobo sauce
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cumin
8 (6-inch) white corn tortillas
1/2 cup (4 ounces) block-style fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup (2 ounces) goat cheese
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Like the recipe above? Try out some of these other ones:
- I couldn't find tomatillos, so I used these pretty purple tomatoes instead.
- The recipe from Myrecipes.com.
- Mixing the salsa in food processor.
- I like to wash and resuse plastic salad containers from the grocery store. Perfect for storing salsa.
- Mixing the guacamole in the food processor.
- This guacamole recipe was based on ingredients I had in my fridge.
- The chipotle sauce before being mixed.
- The chipotle sauce after being mixed.
- One tortilla!
- Two tortilla!
- Three tortilla, four!
- Since I wanted to make mine bite sized, I used this cute little cookie cutter.
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- I put parchment paper down so the chips wouldn't stick to my pan.
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- Make sure to leave the cream cheese out so that it softens.
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- I found the cheese mixture took longer than 10 minutes to heat. I left it in the oven for about 18 minutes.
- Crispy adobo chips.
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- The two salsas are now chilled.
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- See how teeny and cute they are?!
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