Sausage and Pepperoni Nacho Supreme

Tortilla chips with sage pork sausage, pepperoni, jalapeno, shallot, black olives, and nacho cheese sauce.

This recipe for pizza nachos has a deliciously bold and savory flavor. The combination of sage pork sausage, pepperoni, jalapeno, and shallot cooked together creates a rich and flavorful meat mixture. The creamy nacho cheese sauce, made with American cheese, cream cheese, and a hint of hot sauce, adds a decadent and smooth texture. The dish is topped off with fresh chopped green onions and sliced black olives, providing a bright and tangy contrast to the savory flavors. The tortilla chips serve as the perfect vessel for this indulgent and satisfying dish.

Servings

2

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Total Time

35 minutes

Ingredients

  • Tortilla chips
  • 1/2 pound Jimmy Dean sage pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni, sliced in half
  • 1 finely diced jalapeno
  • 1 finely diced shallot
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped green onions
  • 2.25 ounce can of sliced black olives

Nacho Cheese Sauce

  • 8 slices of American cheese
  • 2 ounces of cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce

Instructions

Prepare the Meat Topping:

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add the sage pork sausage, sliced pepperoni, diced jalapeño, and diced shallot.
  • Cook the meat mixture, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until the sausage is thoroughly cooked and the ingredients are well combined. Remove from heat and set aside.

Make the Nacho Cheese Sauce:

  • In a medium saucepan, combine the American cheese, cream cheese, butter, whole milk, heavy cream, and hot sauce.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the cheeses have melted and the sauce is smooth and creamy. If the sauce is too thick, adjust by adding a little more milk or cream to reach your desired consistency. Remove from heat.

Assemble the Nachos:

  • Lay out tortilla chips on a serving platter or large dish.
  • Evenly spread the meat mixture over the chips.
  • Generously pour the nacho cheese sauce over the meat and chips.
  • Garnish with the chopped green onions and the drained black olives.

Serve and Enjoy:

  • Serve the nachos immediately while warm. Enjoy them as a hearty snack or a party appetizer!

Tips:

  • Feel free to adjust the spiciness by adding more or less jalapeño and hot sauce.
  • This recipe is flexible; you can add other toppings like diced tomatoes, sour cream, or guacamole as per your preference.

Add the sage sausage, sliced pepperoni, diced jalapeno, diced shallots, to a skillet over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, add the American cheese, cream cheese, whole milk, heavy cream, and hot sauce to a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until melted through.

Slice the green onions and prepare the black olives. To serve, layer the tortilla chips, spread the meat mixture over the chips, then pour the nacho sauce over the top. Garnish with the green onions and black olives.