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Loaded Totchos

Loaded Totchos

Styling: Rishon Hanners and Audrey Davis, Photo: Caitlin Bensel

Hands On time 25 mins
Total time 55 mins
Yield

Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup) 

This sensational spud riff on nachos is an hommage to party food lovers everywhere. Loaded with toppings and drizzled with a hot cheese dip, these totchos are ready to rock and roll right onto your plate.  This dish has all of the goodness of trashy, delicious bar nachos but are made with potato tots for a warm comfort food addition. Fresh jalapeno slices and cool avocado round out this dish, leaving the end impression and flavor as simply drool-inducing. 

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz package frozen potato tots
  • 2 ripe avocados, halved
  • 4 fresh tomatillos, husks removed, halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (from 3 limes)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 4 cooked bacon slices, chopped
  • 1 8-oz. container of white cheese dip, warmed
  • 2 cups charred corn kernels (3 ears)
  • 1/3 cup diced tomato
  • 2 jalapeño chiles, thinly sliced

How to Make It

  1. Cook potato tots according package directions.

  2. Process avocados, tomatillos, cilantro, lime juice, cumin, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a blender until smooth, about 3 minutes, stopping to scrape down sides as necessary.

  3. Stir together ancho chile powder and remaining 1 teaspoon salt in a small bowl; sprinkle mixture over hot potato tots. Top tots with shredded chicken and chopped bacon. Drizzle with warm cheese dip and avocado mixture. Top evenly with corn, tomato, and jalapeño slices. Serve immediately.