Cowboy nachos with pulled pork are a type of nachos that are made with slow-cooked, shredded pork and other southwestern-style toppings. They are typically served as an appetizer or snack, and are a popular menu item at sports bars and pubs.
To make cowboy nachos with pulled pork, tortilla chips are arranged in a single layer on a large baking sheet or in a shallow dish. A layer of shredded, slow-cooked pork that has been seasoned with a blend of southwestern spices is then spread over the top of the chips. The nachos are then topped with cheese, diced tomatoes, onions, jalapeno peppers, and black beans. The nachos are baked in the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and are then garnished with additional toppings such as chopped cilantro, diced avocado, or sour cream. Cowboy nachos with pulled pork are a delicious and satisfying snack that are sure to be a hit with any crowd.
Cowboy Nachos with Pulled Pork
- 1 bag tortilla chips
- 2 lbs pork shoulder
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 cup shredded cheese (such as cheddar or Monterey Jack)
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup diced jalapeno peppers
- 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Salsa and sour cream, for serving (optional)
1Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
2In a slow cooker, combine the pork shoulder, chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours, or until the pork is tender and falls apart easily.
3Using two forks, shred the pork into thin strips.
4Arrange the tortilla chips in an even layer on a large baking sheet.
5Spread the shredded pork over the chips, then sprinkle with the cheese, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno peppers, and black beans.
6Bake the nachos in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
7Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the top of the nachos and serve hot, with salsa and sour cream on the side for dipping, if desired. Enjoy!