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vegan nachos with cheese sauce, avocado, tomatoes, piers, and garlic

Totally Loaded Vegan Nachos

Vegan nachos are the ultimate snack! They're loaded with beans, veggies, and cashew cheese, and they're perfect for movie night, game day viewing parties, and even holiday parties.
This recipe serves 8 as a snack or 4 as a meal.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings as a snack
Calories 191 kcal


  • For the Chili
  • 1 teaspoon neutral-flavored vegetable oil such as avocado
  • ½ cup red onion diced (about ½ and onion)
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans drained and rinsed (or 1½ cups cooked beans)
  • 1 14 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes drained (or 1 ½ diced fresh tomatoes )
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • For the Nachos
  • 8-ounce bag tortilla chips
  • ½ cup Cashew Cheese Sauce
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 jalapeno thinly sliced (or ¼ cup pickled jalapeno slices)
  • 1/3 cup black olives sliced
  • 2 scallions sliced
  • ¼ cup Vegan sour cream for serving, optional


Make the Chili

  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and sautée for about 5 minutes, until it becomes fragrant and begins to brown. Add the black beans, diced tomato, and spices, and cook for 5 more minutes, or until everything is heated throughout.

Assemble the Nachos:

  • Lay the chips out in a large dish or platter. Pile on the chili, cheese, and the rest of the ingredients.


Calories: 191kcal