Stacked massive nachos

Heather Disarro

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Stacked massive nachos make nacho night interesting. Use tostada shells as the chips and pile 'em high with your nacho favorites.

massive stacked nachos

Massive stacked nachos

Serves 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 12 tostada shells
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed, drained and mashed
  • 3 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil.
  2. Add the chicken breasts and poach for about 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and shreds easily.
  3. Remove the chicken to a plate and allow to cool for a few minutes, then shred with 2 forks.
  4. Mix together the corn starch, salt, pepper, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, oregano and red pepper flakes.
  5. Combine the shredded chicken with the spice mixture and 3/4 cup of water.
  6. Bring to a simmer over medium heat until the sauce has thickened.
  7. Preheat broiler.
  8. Spread the tostada shells on a baking sheet and evenly distribute the cheese on top of each one.
  9. Broil until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. To assemble, layer 1 tostada shell, mashed black beans, shredded chicken 3 times ending with chicken on top.
  11. Serve with salsa, avocado, sour cream or any other nacho favorites.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.