TFRecipeChef Josh Capon makes his beef nachos recipe
TFRecipeChef Josh Capon makes his beef nachos recipe

Chef Josh Capon makes his beef nachos recipe

American chef and television personality Josh Capon, or “Capon” is known for his recipes that span across cuisines and countries, from his super bowl spreads to his stuffed shells with fresh ricotta.
Capon founded his latest venture, the hospitality portfolio VCR Group, in 2021. He dropped by “GMA3” to whip up his beef nachos.

Josh Capon’s Beef Nachos

1 bag tortilla chips
1 lb ground beef
1 TBSP cumin
1 TBSP chili powder
1 tsp dry oregano
1 cup crushed drained tomatoes
1/2 cup chicken stock
Salt & pepper
Pickled jalapeños for garnish
1 cup sour cream
4 limes
Green tomatillo and red enchilada sauce, 1 cup of each

Cheese Sauce:
½ cup butter
½ cup flour
4 cups milk
8 oz cheddar
8 oz Monterey jacks
8 oz pepper jack
6 slices american cheese
1 tsp tabasco

Pico De gallo / Guacamole
3 Avocados
2 jalapenos, diced
2 Red onions, diced
4 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
3 Limes, juiced
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Brown the beef in a saute pan on high heat
Season with chili powder, cumin, oregano, S&P
Add crushed tomatoes and chicken stock
For the pico de gallo, combine diced plum tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño , juice of 2 limes and chopped cilantro in a small mixing bowl. Season with S&P
For the guacamole , mash the avocado, add 1/2 the pico de gallo.
For the lime creme mix the sour cream and lime zest and juice from 1 lime
Make a roux by combining the flour and butter and whisk it over low heat for 10 minutes until golden brown
For the cheese sauce, In a stock pot, heat up the milk, slowly whisk in the roux, and cook for approximately 5 minutes until thick
Add the cheese, season with salt, pepper, and tabasco.
Place chips on a large platter
Drizzle cheese sauce on top
Scatter the ground beef
Drizzle the red enchilada sauce, green tomatillo sauce and the lime creme
Scatter the pico de gallo
Place the guacamole in the center of the dish
Add the pickled jalapeños
Sprinkle the cilantro on top and enjoy!

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