Serve these vegetarian nachos at your next party, and watch them disappear. All the classic nacho flavors are here--black beans, Mexican cheese, spicy jalapeño--plus jackfruit, a super-meaty tropical fruit that serves as a filling but meat-free topping for these easy nachos.

Adam Hickman
Source:, March 2019


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add jalapeño and 1/2 cup onion; cook, stirring often, until tender, about 4 minutes. Add flour and cumin; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Add milk and water; bring to a boil, whisking often. Reduce heat to medium and gradually stir in mozzarella and Mexican cheese blend; cook, whisking constantly, until the cheese is completely melted, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and keep warm.

  • Arrange chips in an even layer on a large rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Top with jackfruit and the cheese sauce. Sprinkle evenly with beans, tomatoes and the remaining 1/2 cup onion. Top with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

263.2 calories; protein 8.3g 17% DV; carbohydrates 35.3g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 8.8g 35% DV; sugars 4.3g; fat 9.8g 15% DV; saturated fat 2.7g 13% DV; cholesterol 9.6mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 493IU 10% DV; vitamin c 8.5mg 14% DV; folate 20.3mcg 5% DV; calcium 213.4mg 21% DV; iron 1.7mg 9% DV; magnesium 51.9mg 19% DV; potassium 323.4mg 9% DV; sodium 294.9mg 12% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 11% DV.