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Chorizo Nachos Recipe

Chorizo sausage goes great on nachos. These nachos are great to serve for the Super Bowl. Tortilla chips are loaded with chorizo, a Monterey jack cheese sauce, cilantro and chives. The cheese sauce is a combination of Monterey jack cheese, white wine and lemon juice. If you would prefer you can make your own chorizo right at home to use for this recipe. Enjoy.

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Chorizo Nachos Recipe

  • Author: Bobby
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 9 ounces raw chorizo (removed from casing)
  • ½ cup chopped white onions
  • ¾ cup white wine
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 pound shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Bag of tortilla chips
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives


  1. In a sauté pan cook the chorizo over medium-high heat while breaking up into chunks with a spatula until crisp and fully cooked (about 6 minutes). Add the onions and cook until translucent, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plated lined with a paper towel to drain any excess grease.
  2. In a saucepan add the wine and lemon juice. Bring slowly to a boil and sauce the heat to medium-low. Add the cheese and cornstarch and whisk until the cheese is fully melted.
  3. Arrange the tortilla chips on a serving platter. Drizzle with the melted cheese mixture. Top with the chorizo mixture. Garnish with cilantro and chives.

Keywords: Chorizo,Nachos

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