Game day isn’t the same without a flavorful plate of nachos. If you’re looking for a new and exciting game day nachos recipe to spice up your snacking, I got you covered.
From sweet potato nachos to loaded chili nachos, these 15 recipes have all the bold, spicy flavours you need for the ultimate game day feast. So, grab your chips, cheese, and toppings and let the games begin.
Sweet Potato Nachos with Easy 3-Ingredient Cheese Sauce
Upgrade your traditional nachos with this unique and flavorful sweet potato nachos. This nourishing recipe combines crispy sweet potato chips with black beans and a super-quick 3-ingredient cheese sauce, making it the perfect snack to enjoy with friends and family on a game day.
Check out my sweet potato nachos recipe
Sheet Pan Chicken Nachos
Spice up your game day party with this sheet pan chicken nachos. This delicious appetizer is full of flavour, with juicy rotisserie chicken, tortilla chips, chicken taco seasoning, melted cheese, and all your favourite nacho toppings. Plus, it’s easy to make – just spread the ingredients on one sheet pan, and you’re ready to bake.
Sheet pan chicken nachos by Kroll’s Korner
Ground Beef Nachos
This delicious ground beef nachos recipe is the perfect way to fire up your taste buds. Loaded with two types of cheese, seasoned ground beef, and crunchy chips, you can whip up this crowd-pleasing dish in just a few minutes. It is also super versatile – whatever ingredients you have, use them. Half a jar of salsa? veggies? Throw it in.
Ground beef nachos by Ground Beef Recipes
Sheet Pan Jerk Pork Nachos
Give your game day party a Caribbean kick with these sheet pan jerk pork nachos! Top a baking sheet with juicy Jamaican-spiced pulled pork, refried beans, jalapenos, sour cream and a delightful tropical pico de gallo. Add some melted cheese, and you have an easy appetizer that will have everyone licking their fingers.
Sheet pan jerk pork nachos by Buratta and Bubbles
Two-Bean Vegetarian Nachos
Score a touchdown on game day with these two-bean vegetarian nachos. All the familiar flavours of traditional nachos but loaded with refried pinto beans, black beans and cheesy goodness. Serve these nachos with your favourite dips, such as guacamole, sour cream, and salsa, to give your guests a party they won’t forget.
Two-bean vegetarian nachos by Watch Learn Eat
BBQ Chicken Nachos
Love Mexican-style nachos but still crave the smoky, savoury flavour of BBQ? Now you can have the best of both worlds with this BBQ chicken nachos. Crispy tortilla chips are topped with pulled BBQ chicken, melted cheese, jalapenos, and a tangy BBQ sauce. Serve up this thrilling BBQ chicken nachos for your upcoming Super Bowl party; you’ll score big time with your guests.
BBQ chicken nachos by Dish ‘n’ the Kitchen
Air Fryer Nachos
Get your air fryer ready for a delicious spin on classic game day nachos. Corn tortilla chips are loaded with pulled pork, cheese and black beans before getting a quick air fry, leaving you with a cheesy, crunchy, and irresistible snack. This recipe comes together in just 10 minutes with a few simple nacho toppings.
Air fryer nachos by Pretty Delicious Life
Make the most of your leftovers with chili nachos – a tasty take on your favourite game day snack. Start with a base of chili and melted cheese, then top with onion and extra jalapeno for a kick of heat. Finish it off with a dollop of sour cream for a delicious dish that you’ll keep coming back for more.
Chili nachos by Girl Gone Gourmet
Carne Asada Nachos
Get ready for a flavour fiesta in every crunchy bite with carne asada nachos. This scrumptious dish layers tortilla chips with tender pieces of marinated steak and cheddar cheese. Then, finish with pico de gallo, jalapenos, avocado crema, cilantro, and a gooey queso topping to bring it all together.
Carne asada nachos by Damn Delicious
Mini Pepper Nachos
Say goodbye to the usual tortilla chips and hello to the new MVP at your party – mini bell pepper nachos! This veggie-packed snack has loads of fresh sweet peppers, melted cheese and black beans to satisfy your guests’ cravings. It’s easy to make, bursting with flavour and sure to be a hit with kids – what’s not to love?
Mini pepper nachos by Love from the Table
Delicious, savoury carnitas join forces with your favourite nacho toppings for a crowd-pleasing snack that strikes the perfect balance of crunch and flavour. In this recipe, the tortilla chips are loaded with slow-cooked pork carnitas, refried beans, cheese, salsa, jalapenos, red onion, and cilantro.
Carnitas nachos by Cup of Zest
Slow Cooker Asian Pulled Chicken Nachos
Turn your game day nachos up a notch with this Asian-inspired twist. Start with a layer of tortilla chips and pile on your favourite Asian-inspired toppings: umami-rich Asian pulled chicken, pickled cucumbers, scallions, sesame seeds, peppers and cilantro. This recipe is guaranteed to have your friends raving.
Slow cooker asian pulled chicken nachos by The Foodie Physician
Sticky Beef Fatteh (Middle Eastern Style Nachos)
Treat yourself to this fresh, delicious and vibrant middle eastern style nachos. A fragrant, spicy sauce with minced beef is placed on top of baked pita chips, pickled cucumber, pomegranate seeds, green tahini sauce, and herbs. This amazing combination of flavours is sure to hit the spot. Enjoy it as a solo snack, or pair it with your favourite dips for an even more delicious experience.
Sticky beef fatteh by Dished by Kate
Toasted Ravioli Nachos
Make these delicious toasted ravioli nachos if you’re craving something different. The crunchy, golden-brown toasted ravioli is topped with cheese and all your favourite toppings, like jalapenos, olives, and diced tomatoes. For the perfect treat, serve the nachos with a side of creamy guacamole, zesty hot sauce, sour cream dip, and juicy lime wedges.
Toasted ravioli nachos by Foxes Love Lemons
Chicken Enchilada Nachos
This flavorful dish combines all the classic flavours of enchiladas with the crunchy texture of nachos. It is loaded with juicy chicken, corn, salsa and a homemade enchilada sauce to top it all off. The best part? you can make the chicken ahead of time and assemble everything just when you’re ready.
Chicken enchilada nachos by The Salty Cooker
What are the best dips for Nachos?
Want to level up your nacho game? Well, then you absolutely need to add some delicious dips to the table! With so many amazing options out there, it can be a challenge to pick one. Check out this list of classic, drool-worthy and creative dip recipes that will bring your nachos to a whole new level of tasty goodness.
Other game day appetizers you’ll love
15+ Easy Game Day Nachos Recipes For A Crowd
- 10 oz tortilla chips
- 2 cups shredded cheese
- 2 cups favorite toppings
- Pick your favorite Game Day Nachos recipe listed above, grab your chips, cheese, and toppings of choice. Bake until bubbly and let the games begin.
Last Updated on March 22, 2023 by Jennifer Pallian BSc, RD