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Spicy Nachos with Sausage and Avocado

These nachos are the perfect game night feast. For an instant fiesta classic, we combined the essential ingredients of Mexican cooking – like cheese, jalapenos, avocado, cilantro, and sour cream – with our own Johnsonville Hot Italian Style Sausage Meat. You'll want to serve this zesty dish at your next party, on game night, or when binge-watching your fave TV show. 

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What You Need

  • 1 pkg Johnsonville┬« Hot Italian Sausage Meat
  • 1 lb corn chips of your choice
  • 2 cups Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
  • 2 red and/or green jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup black beans or edamame, cooked
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Sour cream, to taste
  • Cilantro, to taste
  • Salsa or pico de gallo (optional)


  1. In a large skillet, cook the sausage meat 7–10 minutes, stirring regularly but leaving large bites. If necessary, remove excess fat before setting aside.

  2. On a large baking sheet, spread half of the tortillas, then garnish with half of the cheese, the cooked sausage, the jalapeno and the black beans.

  3. Arrange the rest of the corn chips on top and the other half of cheese, jalapeno, black beans and sausage meat.

  4. Preheat the oven to 375°. Warm up the nachos 4–5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

  5. Garnish with avocado, sour cream and cilantro. Serve immediately, with salsa or pico de gallo on the side if desired.