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How to make easy microwave nachos recipe
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Single-Serve Microwave Nachos

How to make nachos in the microwave - this yummy microwave nachos recipe is great for a quick and easy snack!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 1 person
Author: Grace Hall


  • handful tortilla chips
  • 1 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp sliced jalapeño peppers
  • handful grated mozzarella cheese
  • guacamole and/or salsa to serve


  • Spread the tortilla chips over a microwave-safe plate in a single layer.
  • Pop in the microwave and cook on high for 30 seconds to warm through.
  • Remove from the microwave and spread small dollops of the sour cream all over.
  • Add jalapeño peppers if using.
  • Top with a layer of grated mozzarella cheese, spread evenly over the top.
  • Pop back in the microwave and cook again for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Watch to see when the cheese starts to bubble - that's when they are ready.
  • Leave to stand for a minute before serving as there may be hot spots.
  • Serve with guacamole and / or salsa for dipping.