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French Fry Nachos

A classic southwestern appetizer with cheese, peppers, and fries. Gives a fun new look to a proven hit.


  • 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 14 ounce mild salsa
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 40 ounces thin cut French fries
  • 4 ounces jalapeno pepper rings
  • 16 ounces nacho cheese sauce
  • 4 ounces sour cream
  • 4 ounces guacamole
  • 8 fresh cilantro leaves


  1. Mix black beans, salsa, and chili powder. Set aside.
  2. Prepare French fries according to package directions.
  3. Divide fries among 8 warm plates.
  4. Top each with sliced jalapeno pepper rings, black bean mixture and nacho cheese sauce.
  5. Garnish side of plate with sour cream and guacamole.
  6. Top each with a cilantro leaf.

Yield: 8 servings