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Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos

Perfect for the big game or for any night of the week you have leftover chicken – Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos are on the table in a snap!

Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos with jalapenos and avocado* || bakesinslippers.com

We all want to step up our chicken game – when we buy a rotisserie chicken or cook up a bunch at a time, we need new ideas on how to cook it.  My Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos are a fun way to have the kids help you with dinner (and there is cheese involved!)

Kids having friends over? Nachos! Planning a big game party and need something easy to serve? Hello nachos! Switch out chicken for steak, make a vegetarian version with more beans, add spicy shredded pork for a kick, or keep it simple and garnish with sour cream and salsa. Cast iron is one of my favorite ways to cook, heats evenly and keeps your food nice and hot – and when serving nachos, you want to make sure that cheese is melted just right….

Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos with jalapenos and avocado || bakesinslippers.com

Any night of the week is a good night for nachos! Make a big batch and serve at your Big Game party! Cast Iron… Click To Tweet

Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos
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Ingredients
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 med white onion, chopped
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 bag favorite tortilla chips
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken, roughly chopped
  • 1 bag Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 16 oz can of favorite salsa
  • 1 avocado, roughly chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced (remove seeds for less heat)
  • Sour cream for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a pan over medium-high heat, heat 2 T olive oil.
  3. Once pan is hot, add onion and saute until translucent, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add black beans, cumin and oregano.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  6. In an 8-10 inch cast iron skillet, layer one-third the tortilla chips and top with one-third the black beans, chicken and cheese.
  7. Repeat layering twice more.
  8. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until cheese is melted throughout.
  9. Remove from oven, top with avocado, jalapeno, salsa and sour cream.
  10. Serve immediately.

Cast Iron Chicken and Black Bean Nachos with jalapenos and avocado-salsa || bakesinslippers.com

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