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5-Minute Nachos

Everyone loves delicious, crunchy, rich nachos, and they’re even better when you can make them in 5-minutes.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5-Minute Nachos
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 561kcal
Author: Dorm Room Cook Staff


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup canned refried beans
  • 3 tablespoon salsa
  • 10 tortilla chips , or more
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/2 avocado , diced


  • Spray the inside of a microwave-safe bowl.
  • In another small bowl, stir together the beans and salsa.
  • Place half of the chips in the bowl, then add 1/3 of the cheese and bean salsa mixture.
  • Top with the remaining chips, another third of the cheese, and the remaining bean mixture. Top with the remaining cheese.
  • Cover and microwave until most of the cheese is melted about 1 minute. Uncover and microwave until the remainder of the cheese melts, about another 30 seconds. Top with the avocado and other garnishes and serve with additional chips if desired.


Calories: 561kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 1470mg | Potassium: 726mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 769IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 411mg | Iron: 3mg