Cheesy Lentil and Chorizo Nachos
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Cheesy Lentil and Chorizo Nachos

Cheesy Lentil and Chorizo Nachos

with Lime Crema and Guac

Lentil 'nachos' are a quirky-fun combination of loaded tortillas scattered with all the classic toppings! Crispy, seasoned nachos are topped with mozzarella cheese, Mexican-inspired spiced lentils and lime crema.


Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking Time10 minutes


serving amount

½ cup

Red Lentils

1 tbsp

Enchilada Spice Blend

(Contains Sulphites May contain Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Tree nuts, Wheat, Milk)

4 tbsp

Chipotle Sauce

(Contains Mustard, Soy, Egg, Milk May contain Fish, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat)

170 g

Tortilla Chips

¾ cup

Mozzarella Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

3 tbsp


2 unit(s)

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

2 unit(s)

Green Onion

2 unit(s)


1 unit(s)


1 unit(s)


250 g

Chorizo Sausage, uncased

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp


0.13 tsp


2 tsp


1.5 tbsp



Nutrition Values

Calories1320 kcal
Fat79 g
Saturated Fat22 g
Carbohydrate110 g
Sugar19 g
Dietary Fiber18 g
Protein51 g
Cholesterol135 mg
Sodium2240 mg
Trans Fat1 g
Potassium1550 mg
Calcium600 mg
Iron7.5 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Medium Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Parchment Paper
Baking Sheet
Small Bowl


Cook lentils
  • Heat a medium pot over medium heat.
  • Add lentils, chipotle sauce, half the Enchilada Spice Blend and 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 cups) water. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender and water has been absorbed, 15-17 min.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Thinly slice green onions.
  • Cut tomato into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Zest, then juice lime.
  • Thinly slice jalapeño into 1/4-inch rounds, removing seeds for less heat. (TIP: We suggest using gloves when prepping jalapeños!)
Pickle jalapeños
  • Add jalapeños, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) lime juice, 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water and 2 tsp (4 tsp) sugar to a small pot. Season with salt.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring often, until sugar dissolves, 1-2 min.
  • Remove from heat. Transfer jalapeños, including pickling liquid, to a medium bowl.
  • Set aside in the fridge to cool.
Bake tortilla chips and cook chorizo
  • Arrange tortilla chips on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with 1 1/2 tbsp oil, then season with remaining Enchilada Spice Blend. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven until warmed through, 2-3 min.
  • Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then chorizo . 
  • Cook, breaking up chorizo and stirring often until chorizo is cooked through, 4-6 min**.
Assemble nachos
  • Sprinkle cheese, chorizo, tomatoes and half the green onions over tortilla chips.
  • Return tortilla chips to the middle of the oven and bake until cheese has melted, 3-4 min.
  • Meanwhile, combine sour cream, 1 tsp (2 tsp) lime zest, 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) lime juice and 2 tsp (4 tsp) water in a small bowl.
  • Season with salt, then stir to combine.
Finish nachos
  • Remove nachos from the oven and drizzle lime crema over top.
  • Dollop chipotle lentils over top.
  • Sprinkle with pickled jalapeños and remaining green onions.
  • Serve with guacamole on the side.
Modularity step (under step 2)

If you've opted to add chorizo, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then chorizo.  Cook, breaking up chorizo and stirring often until chorizo is cooked through, 4-6 min**.

Modularity step (under step 5)

Top tortilla chips with chorizo, along with cheese, tomatoes and half the green onions.  Follow the rest of the instructions as written.

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