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How to make Chili Rojo Nachos | Savory Snacks

Chili Rojo Nachos

Whether it is game day, Cinco de Mayo or you just want an easy and delicious snack our Chili Rojo Nachos are the perfect choice. Our four-layered nachos uses the Chili Rojo Sauce Quick Mix and can be topped with your favorite garnishes.

How to make Chili Rojo Nachos

Ingredients you will need:

  • 1 package of Chili Rojo Quick Mix Sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 bag restaurant-style tortilla chips

Garnish ingredients:

  • ½ cup salsa
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Sliced jalapeños

How to Brown Hamburger

Brown 1 pound of hamburger and drain the fat. Add the Rada Chili Rojo Quick Mix Sauce with 1 cup of water to the hamburger.

Place tortilla chips on a baking sheet

On a baking sheet place a layer of tortilla chips. Add ¼ cup of beef over the chips.

Sprinkle with Cheese

Then sprinkle with cheese. Place another layer of tortilla chips, meat and then cheese. Repeat until you have 4 layers.

Bake and serve warm!

Bake in a 400 degree oven for 7 to 10 minutes.

Top with a garnish of your choice like salsa, guacamole or jalapenos. Serve and enjoy!

Rada Quick Mixes and Recipes

The Rada Quick Mix line-up includes dips, warm dips, pound cakes, soups, sauces, sweet dips and desserts.  The web site provides ideas for cooking with the mixes.  The mixes are very popular and a good way to easily make delicious food for your family and friends!

The Rada Cutlery Food Chopper

Plain Food Chopper chopping onions

Our Food Choppers do much more than just chop vegetables. You can use the chopper when browning hamburger. This food chopper breaks the hamburger up allowing it to cook evenly.

The Food Chopper is also great for cutting the perfect sized biscuits or sugar cookies. You can also use it as a mold for sliders!

To learn more about all of the Rada Cutlery Made in the USA kitchen products visit

The Gnarliest Nachos Around!

Follow along with Rada Cutlery expert Kristy Kay in the video below as she makes Chili Rojo Nachos.

Chili Rojo Nachos Video Transcript:

Hi Kristi at the Rada kitchen, and today I’d like to share a recipe for Chili Rojo Nachos. This uses our Chili Rojo Sauce, and you take a pound of ground chuck, and you brown that.

I’m using the Rada Food Chopper, it’s really a neat way to chop up that meat as you cook it. It makes it nice, fine, really good with these nachos. And with the nachos, you’ll need chips of course, and about two cups of Monterey jack cheese, and about a cup of water to mix with the Rojo Sauce.

And then if you want some garnishments like salsa, guacamole, and some jalapeño slices. So first we’re going to brown our meat in the pan, and once that gets brown we’ll drain off the fat, and then we’ll add our Rojo Sauce.

So the hamburger is browned and I have drained off the grease. Now add one cup of water and a package of the Rada Quick Mix Chili Rojo Sauce. This sauce makes good enchiladas, tacos, and burritos. So combine that well and then bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer it for five minutes.

So once you’ve cooked the hamburger and the Rojo sauce until it thickens up, and now on a baking sheet, I’m going to use the Rada Cooking Sheet, put a layer of tortilla chips, a single layer on the bottom, and then about a fourth of a cup of the meat mixture. Or a fourth of it I guess.

And then sprinkle with cheese. And then another layer of tortilla chips. And a fourth of the meat. And a sprinkle of cheese, and you want to do this until you have four layers of chips, meat, and cheese.

And you’re going to end up cheese last. And now I’m going to put this in a 400 degree oven for about seven to ten minutes or until the cheese is all melted. Then we’ll come back and see how it looks.

Our Chili Rojo Nachos are ready to serve, you can serve them with your favorite garnish, such as guacamole, salsa, or jalapeño slices. You can make this recipe with our Chili Rojo Quick Mix Sauce. There’s a lot more recipes, look it up on our website at

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