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Build-Your-Own Nacho Bar

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt


Wow your guests with this Build-Your-Own Nacho Bar! Slow cooker white queso sauce makes the prep work a breeze. Allow your guests to choose their toppings and build the nacho plate of their dreams!



1 large bag tortilla chips

Cheese Sauce

1 8oz block cream cheese
1.5 pounds white, American cheese
1 cup sour cream
1 cup whole milk
1 4.5oz can green chilis
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp chili powder


2 pounds ground turkey
1 package chili spice mix


1 cup sliced, pickled jalapeños
1 cup sour cream
2 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup sliced black olives
1 cup tomatoes (chopped with 2 tsp olive oil and salt)
1 15.5oz can black beans
1 cup shredded cheese (Mexican Blend)
Classic Guacamole 


In the bowl of a slow cooker add all the ingredients for the cheese sauce
Set the slow cooker to low for 2.5 hours
Stir cheese mixtures every 30 minutes
Meanwhile, heat a skillet over medium-high heat, add ground turkey meat, brown
Once meat is browned add a taco spice pack, mix
Remove from heat, put in a bowl for serving
Set out all of the toppings in small bowls with serving utensils
Open slow cooker, keep it on warm
Allow guests to fill a tray with chip, top with cheese, meat and whatever toppings they desire


You can find the nacho trays on Amazon

Serve queso straight out of the slow cooker so it stays warm for the duration of the party