Italian Nachos

What do you get when Italian and Mexican meet? The one sure bet for the Super Bowl: Italian Nachos. Layers of Italian goodness; cheese, meats, nachos, peppers, and a ton of taste. Make enough for everyone because everyone will love it!

Serves 8-10

Ingredients

3 bags nachos of your choice (corn tortillas, guacamole chips)
2 cups shredded Italian cheeses (Asiago, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Provolone)
1 cup Italian meats (Italian sausage, pepperoni, capicola, salami, meatballs)
1 cup sliced pepperoncini
1 cup sliced banana peppers
1 cup sliced baby tomatoes
1 cup pitted chopped olives
1 cup chick peas
1 cup diced roasted red peppers
1 cup diced green, yellow, orange and red bell peppers
2 Tbls. chopped Italian flat leaf parsley (to garnish)

Optional ingredients: Add or remove any of the above ingredients depending what is in your fridge. Can also add Beschamel Sauce (see below), Balsamic glaze and pesto.

Directions:

Layer 1/3 of chips, meat, veggies and cheese then repeat until ingredients are exhausted. Place in oven on broil at 350 degrees for two minutes (until cheese melts.)

 

Beschamel Sauce

Ingredients: (Serves 8-10)
1 stick butter
1/4 cup flour
3 cups milk
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper (to taste)
2 pinches nutmeg

Directions:

Whisk butter and flour in sauce pan until combined (2 minutes). Slowly add in milk while whisking. Add Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste and finish with nutmeg.

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