Two Peas and Their Pod

Pizza Nachos

We love watching football at our house. We don’t always cheer for the same team, but that’s ok…as long as my team wins..ha! Caleb is already getting in on the action too. Every time he sees a football game on TV he yells ball. He also throws his hands up in the air, making the touchdown sign, and yells Ta-down. He doesn’t quite have the entire word mastered yet:)

Football and good food go hand in hand. I recently saw Dax’s recipe for Pizza Nachos on Tasty Kitchen and knew they would be perfect for game day. Plus, pizza and nachos are two of Josh’s favorite foods. I knew I would score bonus points for making Pizza Nachos. Pizza and nachos combined in one recipe? Genius!

The Pizza Nachos are really easy to make and are loaded with goodness. I piled chips into a cast iron skillet and topped them with a garlic cream sauce, pepperoni, onion, green pepper, and black olives. Of course, I finished them off with lots and lots of cheese! I popped them in the oven until the cheese was melted and pulled them out for a killer halftime snack! Josh LOVED the nachos. He was in heaven.

I used Josh’s favorite pizza toppings, but if you aren’t a pepperoni or olive fan, use your favorite pizza toppings. I am going to make a veggie version next time with artichokes, mushrooms, and roasted red peppers. Mmmmm! And if you are having friends over to watch the big game, put a bunch of toppings out and let them make their own pizza nachos. A pizza nacho bar sounds fun to me!

Enjoy Pizza Nachos while you watch football this weekend. They are the ultimate game day snack! For the recipe and step-by-step photos, visit Tasty Kitchen.

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60 Responses to “Pizza Nachos”

  1. Averie @ Averie Cooks — November 9, 2012 @ 5:08 am

    Now this is my idea of a fun start to Friday! Pizza + Nachos in one…love the way you think!

  2. Lauren @ Part Time House Wife — November 9, 2012 @ 6:25 am

    I’ll hang out for a football game if I get to eat pizza nachos! Yumm… best of both worlds!

  3. antique engagement rings — November 9, 2012 @ 6:32 am

    Love pizza and nachos…. fantastic!

  4. April — November 9, 2012 @ 7:25 am

    Yum! That looks delicious. I’m going to make this for my husband this weekend instead of our traditional pizza night. :)

  5. Pizza Nachos are on my Foodie Bucket List! I know my Husband would love them!! Your’s look fantastic!!! Yummy! Have a great weekend!

  6. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — November 9, 2012 @ 7:32 am

    I want these soooo badly! What an awesome dinner idea!

  7. Mary Beth — November 9, 2012 @ 7:33 am

    Loved this idea for a quick weekend snack! Tried to print it out but as usual—Can somebody please tell me if it is just me or does everyone else have a problem with the print feature on the “TastyKitchen” website?

  8. Brian @ A Thought For Food — November 9, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    These look rockin! I’m a sucker for a big platter of nachos

  9. Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings — November 9, 2012 @ 8:31 am

    yum, yum, yum! is it game day yet?

  10. Rachel (Two Healthy Plates) — November 9, 2012 @ 8:58 am

    So. much. fun. I have to make these for game day this weekend – my husband will love me forever. =)

  11. Bev @ Bev Cooks — November 9, 2012 @ 9:15 am

    I love you.

  12. HeatherChristo — November 9, 2012 @ 9:27 am

    awesome Maria- my hubby would freak out for these. Pepperoni Pizza and nacho’s are his two FAVORITE foods!!

  13. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction — November 9, 2012 @ 9:49 am

    What an incredible idea! My husband will be in heaven!

  14. Melissa Chambers — November 9, 2012 @ 10:27 am

    How did you make the garlic cream sauce?

    • Two Peas replied: — November 9th, 2012 @ 4:14 pm

      Click on over to the Tasty Kitchen site for step-by-step photos and the recipe!

  15. nest of posies — November 9, 2012 @ 10:40 am

    this looks outstanding!!! ohmyword!

  16. tijuana smith @ po' man meals — November 9, 2012 @ 10:44 am

    all i can say is wow. these have my name written all over them.

  17. Pizza Nacho Bar – Perfect weekend idea!

  18. JulieD — November 9, 2012 @ 11:19 am

    These look fantastic, Maria!! Love!

  19. Rachael {SimplyFreshCooking} — November 9, 2012 @ 11:24 am

    My hubs would love these for the game tomorrow! :)

  20. kim@hungryhealthygirl — November 9, 2012 @ 11:29 am

    Pizza and nachos….what a perfect combo!!

  21. Erica — November 9, 2012 @ 11:56 am

    Ow! I might make some of these this weekend. We’re having friends over for the Eagles game. I can see little Caleb and Kay watching football together and having a blast :)

    • Two Peas replied: — November 9th, 2012 @ 4:13 pm

      I wish they could watch a game together. We need to make that happen:)

  22. natalie@thesweetslife — November 9, 2012 @ 12:02 pm

    PERFECT party food!

  23. Becky @ Project Domestication — November 9, 2012 @ 1:10 pm

    I’m all over this. Saves me a ton of time when I want pizza and don’t want to make dough. I think my husband will love this too!

  24. Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes — November 9, 2012 @ 1:13 pm

    My hubby will love you for this! He’s all about cheesy nacho dishes :)

  25. Carlas Confections — November 9, 2012 @ 2:05 pm

    Great rendition! Love it :)

  26. Lynna — November 9, 2012 @ 3:40 pm

    this look so freakin amazing. i am making this. for SURE.

  27. Cookin' Canuck — November 9, 2012 @ 6:03 pm

    Oh yes, that has “football food” written all over it! Perfect for a lazy weekend day.

  28. Glory/ Glorious Treats — November 9, 2012 @ 7:28 pm

    Yum, this looks so incredible!! I’ll have to add this to the dinner plan for this weekend!

  29. Joanne — November 9, 2012 @ 8:52 pm

    A pizza nacho bar DOES sound awesome! As does this plate of cheesy nacho heaven. I’d hold the pepperoni but leave the rest!

  30. Jenni2 — November 10, 2012 @ 12:11 am

    I made thes tonite and both my husband and I loved them. Pretty easy and very tasty with the sauce. I used sausage chunks instead of peperoni and half/half with almond milk. It had a lot of flavor without extra dairy and calories. I am getting off dairy and the almond milk subsituted just fine. Oh I also added red pepper and diced jalapeno.
    I will make this many times with different proteins.

  31. Carrian@ohsweetbasil — November 10, 2012 @ 11:54 am

    Cade saw these wonderful looking pizza nachos this morning and he is begging for them for the South Carolina vs. Arkansas football game, and it’s at 10 am, must be amazing!

  32. mjskit — November 10, 2012 @ 12:17 pm

    These definitely do look heavenly!!! A garlic cream sauce is quite different for a nacho but sounds absolutely delicious with all of the other pizza type ingredients! YUM!

  33. Mari @ Mari's Cakes — November 10, 2012 @ 2:35 pm

    Maria, this is awesome, I am so sure my husband will looooove this! I am preparing this today, I don’t have pepperoni, so I’ll make a Chicken fajita Pizza Nachos :)


  34. ATasteOfMadness — November 10, 2012 @ 11:12 pm

    Always the winning combination, my mouth is watering!

  35. Rachel — November 11, 2012 @ 2:27 am

    Why have I never thought of this?? Great idea!

  36. Sister Spice — November 11, 2012 @ 6:55 am

    Um, how have I never thought of something like this before? These look amazing and so versatile!

  37. These look so good and seem PERFECT for gamedays! I always get nachos at football games, but I also love pizza. I can’t wait to try these out!

  38. Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen — November 11, 2012 @ 3:37 pm

    This is great for those times you crave pizza, but don’t have the energy/time to do a crust! I love it!

  39. Aggie — November 11, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

    Um, these speak to me in so many ways. Wow, 2 of my favorites in one! Love! :)

  40. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. — November 11, 2012 @ 8:50 pm

    I want to DEVOUR these! That cream sauce sounds amazing!

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