Double Layered Beef Nachos with a Salsa Fresca

Prep time:     Cook time:     Total time:     Yield: 4 - 6 servings

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Double Layered Nachos with Salsa Fresca and pulled beef is terrific little bit of kicked up bar food. Or, you could make them as individuals for a fun way to serve these as an appetizer or an hors d'oeuvres. They're easy to make and will be the hit of your party.

1.    Make the Salsa:

Chop up all of the ingredients, and place in a bowl. Stir it up well, and squeeze in a little lime.

Ron's Note:
This is actually better if you make it the day before you want to use it.

2.    Make a batch of Enchilada Sauce, and set aside.

3.    Chili Mixture:

Brown the beef in a large pot, over high heat, then place it in a bowl while you saute the onions and peppers. I usually add a little oil to the pot prior to placing the beef in, and when I remove the beef, I leave any oil to use for the onions and peppers.

4.    Cut the onions into a medium dice, then chop the peppers real fine, and add all to the pot.

5.    Cook over medium / high heat until the onions begin to caramelize.

6.    Place the beef back into the pot and stir well. Drain the beans and add to the pot along with about 1/2 cup of Enchilada Sauce. Add enough leftover tomato sauce, or Enchilada Sauce to make a mixture that's just a little bit wet. Stir in the blacken, and simmer over a low flame for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep it from burning.

7.    Make the Cheese Sauce:

Melt the butter over low heat, then stir in the flour, until there are no lumps.

Turn the heat to medium high, and continue to cook and stir until you begin to see a little browning around the edges.

Add the milk, a little at a time, blending while you go.

Then add the blacken, and cheese.

8.    Put a layer of Nacho Chips on an ovenproof plate. preheat the chili, and put a little on top.

9.    Add some Enchilada Sauce, and Salsa.

10.    Place a second layer of nacho chips on top, add chili, enchilada sauce, and salsa., then add the grated cheese, or Cheese Sauce.

Bake in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 7 - 10 min. Since the Chili is already hot, you're just melting the cheese. Garnish with some extra Salsa, diced peppers, black olives, sliced jalapenos, or any combination of these ingredients.

11.    The finished Nacho Platter can be quite messy, but it's Sooooo good.

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