Are you looking for how to cook bison meat with a delicious ground buffalo meat recipe? Then get ready to savor the bold flavors of the West with our Loaded Ground Buffalo Nachos recipe. Transform your snacking experience by cooking with buffalo where the lean and robust nature of buffalo meat adds a distinctive twist to classic nachos.
Loaded Ground Buffalo Meat Nachos
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Picture a generous layer of perfectly seasoned ground buffalo atop a bed of crispy tortilla chips, melted cheese, an assortment of fresh toppings, and a zesty avocado lime dressing, creating a hearty and satisfying dish. Embrace the wholesome goodness of ground buffalo meat as it takes these nachos to a new level. With each bite, you'll experience the delicious fusion of buffalo and nacho goodness. Let's indulge in the ultimate buffalo meat delight with our Ground Buffalo Bison Nachos – the perfect crowd-pleaser for game day or any occasion!
1lb ground buffalo meat
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 package of taco seasoning
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- ¼ cup water
- 1 bag tortilla chips
- 1 red pepper finely diced
- ½ red onion finely diced
- 1 avocado diced
- 2 cups (more if you like them really cheese) shredded cheese of choice
- Chopped cilantro or flat-leaf parsley for garnish
- 1 lime sliced into wedges
- Sour cream and salsa for serving
1 med avocado pitted
- 2 limes juiced
- 1 tsp chilli powder
- 3 tbsp sour cream
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tbsp cold water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 handful of chopped fresh cilantro or flat-leaf parsley
**NOTE** The sky is the limit with toppings- add whatever you like, olives, lettuce, black beans, jalapeños, tomatoes, maybe you even have some left over Bison or Elk Sausages to chop up and throw on…anything goes!!
For the nachos
For the Dressing
For the dressing
Combine all dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. You may need to add a little more water if it’s too thick. Transfer to a squeeze bottle if you have one. If not you can just spoon it over the nachos later.
For the nachos
Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil.
Add ground buffalo meat and cook until browned, breaking it apart with a spatula as you go.
- Stir in the taco seasoning, tomato paste, and water. Simmer for 5-7 minutes until the mixture thickens.
Gather all your toppings and get ready to load them on!
- Arrange the tortilla chips on a large baking sheet or an oven-safe dish.
- Evenly distribute the seasoned buffalo meat over the chips.
Spread the shredded cheese over the entire nacho arrangement.
- Place the baking sheet or dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 8-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Sprinkle diced red pepper, red onion, and avocado evenly on top.
- Generously dress with the chilli lime sauce and sprinkle chopped cilantro or flat-leaf parsley over the nachos.
- Serve the buffalo meat nachos hot, accompanied by lime wedges, sour cream, and salsa on the side.
- Squeeze lime over the nachos before indulging in this delightful combination of flavors. Share with friends and family as a delicious appetizer or enjoy it as a satisfying meal on its own. These nachos go great with a nice cold beer and your home team winning!
If you're feeling daring, give these a try with some nice crispy french fries in place of the tortilla chips!