Applebee’s Nachos Nuevos Recipe

  • Author: Bobby
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 large bag tortilla chips
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • ½ cup black beans
  • 1 (15 ounces) jar queso cheese dip
  • ½ cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • sour cream
  • jarred jalapeno pepper slices


  1. Brown the ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. The drain of any excess grease. Mix in the taco seasoning. Add ¾ to 1 cup of water to the ground beef.
  2. Mix well and simmer on medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until almost all of the moisture has cooked away.
  3. Heat the queso cheese sauce in the microwave in a microwave-safe dish until heated through. Lay some of the tortilla chips out in a layer onto plates. Spread an even layer of the ground beef over the tortilla chips. Top with a layer of cheese sauce.
  4. On top of the cheese sauce layer tomatoes, jalapenos, black beans, lettuce, and sour cream.