Queso Potato Nachos

Serve these yummy nachos as an appetizer or as a side dish with tacos or steak.

Hands-on Time: 15 min | Total Time: 45 min | Serves: 6 | Difficulty: Easy

  • 1 package. (28 oz.) frozen potato wedges or steak fries
  • ½ lb. white American cheese (queso blanco)
  • ⅓ cup half-and-half
  • 1 Tbsp. pickled jalapeño peppers
  • ¼ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. chipotle chili powder
  • Toppings, such as chopped tomato, sliced green onion, sliced black olives and chopped cilantro
  1. Make potato wedges as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, heat cheese on High power 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until softened. Gradually whisk in half-and-half, jalapeño, cumin and chili powder.
  3. Place potato wedges on large platter. Spoon queso sauce over potatoes. Sprinkle with Toppings.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 290, Calories from Fat 100, Total Fat 11g (17% DV), Saturated Fat 5g (25% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 20mg (7% DV), Sodium 980mg (41% DV), Carbohydrates 53g (18% DV), Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV), Sugars 3g, Protein 10g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 40%, Calcium 25%, Iron 6%.

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