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Smashed Potato Nachos

This recipe transforms the delicious flavors of a loaded baked potato into shareable nachos that are perfect for any occasion!

55 mins
4 Serving(s)
Smashed Potato Nachos


  • 4 medium cooked potatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs.), halved
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup cooked chorizo
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese of choice
  • 1/2 (16 oz.) bag frozen pepper and onion strips, prepared according to package
  • Schnucks sour cream, to serve
  • pico de gallo, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place potatoes onto a prepared baking sheet. Using a potato masher or fork, carefully smash potatoes until flattened but still in one piece. Brush with butter and season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  2. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Top with chorizo, cheese and pepper and onions and bake until cheese has melted, 2-3 more minutes. To serve, top with sour cream and pico de gallo.

Nutrition Facts

360 Calories Per ServingFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 360mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugars: 3gProtein: 19g

Actual nutritional values may vary depending on specific ingredients used and/or modifications to the recipe