Apparently it’s How Sweet nacho week!
Not really.

This would be a delightful thing, if I wasn’t the one constantly shoveling said nachos in my mouth. I think I’ve learned my nacho lesson.
But first, I must share these with you. We love crispy roasted potatoes. Like… love them. When I roast a panful, we eat them all. Not a crumb remains. Naturally, when I topped them with every ingredient in my fridge, they tasted even better. Especially since I can classify these as healthy because they have beans (fiber), avocado (healthy fat), salsa (vegetables) and Greek yogurt (protein). I easily bypassed the three cups of cheese.

Yep, I can justify just about anything. Except for the four cookie bars I ate while browsing Facebook and writing this post. Fail.
So here it is, the easiest recipe ever. It is quite versatile! You can make them for the big game, or for lunch… which is what I did in our case. Just take some beautiful big potatoes…

Slice them into wedges.

Toss them with olive oil and a touch of salt and pepper.

Bake them until they look like pretty, crispy, toasty wedges of deliciousness. Yes, that’s what they are called. Don’t forget any adjectives.

Cover them with toppings of you choice.

Eat. Moan. Groan. Devour. Make more. Eat more. Get a stomachache. Drink wine.

Well, at least that’s how it went for me.
Baked Potato Nachos

serves 4-6

 

8 medium to large yukon gold potatoes

3 tablespoons olive oil

salt & pepper

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash potatoes, peel off any bad parts, and slice into wedges (however thick of thin you would like). Toss with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lay on a non-stick baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes, flipping once. Remove potatoes and top with whatever toppings you would like. Stick back in the oven to melt cheese.

Toppings: black beans, refried beans, cheese, sour cream, greek yogurt, salsa, green chilis, avocado, enchilada sauce, jalepenos, chicken, shrimp, guacamole.
Now for some Super Bowl recipes, to quench your requests!

Snacks

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Spicy, Smokey Cashews

Kicked Up Spinach Dip

Fruit Salsa

Cookie Dough Dip

Cheese Fondue

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Crunchy Chicken Fingers

Savory Sweet Potato Skins
Soups

Chicken Chickpea Soup

Easy 5 Step Chili

Easy One Pot Tortilla Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Pizza

Easy Buffalo Chicken Pizza ā€“ Step by Step

Pierogi Pizza

Roasted Veggie and Goat Cheese Flatbread Pizza
Pasta

Chicken Mac and Cheese

Shrimp Scampi

Whole Wheat Orzo with Grilled Chicken and Roasted Veggies
Desserts

Better-Than-Crack Brownies

Bourbon Pecan Pie Brownies

Ice Cream Crepes

Hoho Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookies

White Chocolate Mocha Cookies
Please tell me what you are making for the big game. Because even though I just shared 25 recipes, I have issues and feel the need to make something new and exciting. What can I say? I get bored easily.

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142 Responses to “Baked Potato Nachos + 25 Super Bowl Recipes.”

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    Kenzie — April 23, 2012 @ 7:09 pm

    OH, stop making me drool!!

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