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Irish Nachos Recipe – Pub Style And Perfect For Game Day

Irish Nachos are a twist on traditional nachos except they use thinly sliced potatoes as the base. Top with items like bacon, melted cheese, and sour cream to make a dish that is begging to be shared amongst friends.

irish nachos

Ingredients: 

  • 1-1/2 lbs russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dry rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1-1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • chopped fresh cilantro
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How To Make Irish Nachos

Step 1: Preheat oven to 450. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. 

irish potato nachos

Step 2: Wash potatoes and slice into 1/4″ rounds (leaving skin on) and place into a bowl. Add olive oil, salt, thyme, rosemary and black pepper and mix well to evenly coat.

line baking sheet with potatoes

Step 3: Place potatoes, in a single layer, on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes and flip potatoes over. Bake for an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly so you can handle them. 

bacon topped pub nachos

Step 4: Arrange potatoes on an oven-proof plate overlapping the edges and filling the plate. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon and return to the oven for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

sour cream irish potato nacho recipe

Step 5: Remove from oven and top with sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro before serving. 

This pub nachos recipe serves 2-4 people.

Tips and Variations

  • Consider adding jalepenos or cooked onions to this dish for additional flavors
  • Anything that you’d like to add to a loaded baked potato would work! Same vein.
  • This appetizer is perfect for game day! Be sure to serve it on Sunday when your favorite sports team is playing.
  • Add a pinch of caynne for a little kick.
  • If you don’t like sour cream, consider guacamole or salsa. Those work, too.
  • If you have any leftovers, just remove the sour cream and store in an airtight container.
  • Serve with a side of Guinness if you want to get fancy.
sour cream irish potato nacho recipe

Irish Nachos Recipe

Yield: 4
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

Irish Nachos are a twist on traditional nachos except they use thinly sliced potatoes as the base. Top with items like bacon, melted cheese, and sour cream to make a dish that is begging to be shared amongst friends.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 lbs russet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dry rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1-1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. 

Wash potatoes and slice into 1/4" rounds (leaving skin on) and place into a bowl. Add olive oil, salt, thyme, rosemary and black pepper and mix well to evenly coat.

Place potatoes, in a single layer, on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes and flip potatoes over. Bake for an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly so you can handle them. 

Arrange potatoes on an oven-proof plate overlapping the edges and filling the plate. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon and return to the oven for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

Remove from oven and top with sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro before serving. 

Serves 2-4

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 647Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 1230mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 5gSugar: 4gProtein: 25g

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