Air Fried Old El Paso Stuffed Nachos Beef & Cheese

Nachos originated in Mexico in the 1940s and were created by Ignacio Anaya. The dish was named after him, as his nickname was Nacho. The original nachos consisted of tortilla chips topped with melted cheese and jalapenos. Over the years, nachos have evolved and can now be found in various forms and flavors. Old El Paso is a popular brand that offers a variety of Mexican-inspired products, including their stuffed nachos which are perfect for air frying.

Air Fryer Old El Paso Stuffed Nachos Beef & Cheese

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: AppetizerCuisine: Mexican
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These air fried Old El Paso stuffed nachos are a quick and easy snack or appetizer that are filled with savory beef and gooey cheese. They are perfect for game day or any gathering.


  • 6 Old El Paso stuffed nachos

  • Aluminum foil

  • Toppings of your choice (salsa, sour cream, guacamole, etc.)


  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F.
  • Lay out a sheet of aluminum foil on a flat surface.
  • Place 6 Old El Paso stuffed nachos on the aluminum foil, leaving space between each one.
  • Place the aluminum foil with the stuffed nachos into the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 6-8 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the edges are crispy.
  • Carefully remove the aluminum foil from the air fryer and let the nachos cool for a few minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings, such as salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.
  • Enjoy your delicious and crispy Old El Paso stuffed nachos!


  • Make sure to leave space between each stuffed nacho on the aluminum foil to ensure even cooking.
  • You can use any toppings you like, such as diced tomatoes, jalapenos, or cilantro.
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can also bake these in the oven at 375°F for 10-12 minutes.
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