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    Homemade nachos

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 20 minutes to 25 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes to 12 minutes
    • Total time: 30 minutes to 37 minutes 40 minutes

    Serves: 2 - 4


    1 tbsp olive oil and a little extra for the salsa
    ½ tsp sweet smoked paprika
    4 corn and wheat tortillas
    1tsp dried oregano
    2 avocados
    2 limes
    100ml crème fraîche
    3 x Waitrose 1 Red Choice Tomatoes
    1 small red onion, finely diced
    1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
    28g pack fresh coriander, stalks finely chopped and leaves torn
    100g mature Cheddar cheese, grated
    Pickled jalapeños and hot sauce, to serve


    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Mix the olive oil with the paprika and brush evenly over each corn tortilla. Cut the tortillas into triangles and arrange onto 2 baking sheets lined with baking parchment. Sprinkle with oregano and bake in the oven for 7–8 minutes, or until golden and crisp.

    2. Scrape the avocado flesh into a bowl and mash with the juice of 1 lime. Season and set aside.

    3. Stir the juice and zest of half a lime into the crème fraîche, and set aside. Deseed and dice the tomatoes, then mix together with the red onion, chilli, coriander stalks and a little oil. Season with a little salt and black pepper and the juice of the remaining half lime.

    4. Preheat the grill to high. Arrange the crispy tortillas on a heatproof serving plate, scatter with grated cheese and place under the preheated grill for about 1-2 minutes, or until the cheese has melted. Top with the smashed avocado, and scatter over the tomato salsa and torn coriander leaves. Serve with the lime crème fraîche for dipping, and some jalapeños and hot sauce.  

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