Initially, when asked to do a cooking segment on CTV Morning Live we were going to do something holiday inspired (those recipes will be coming in the near future!). But when they mentioned doing something Grey Cup inspired, I thought PERFECT I can make an epic grilled cheese inspired by one of the many game day appies people love! Well what goes hand in hand with cheese other than a grilled cheese? Nachos of course! So I present the Doritos encrusted Loaded Nacho “Game Day” Grilled Cheese! It’s a wild one so get ready!
Even though I only made this for myself, I could see it being great for a large group. Creating a nacho grilled cheese buffet by setting all the ingredients out, and letting people choose the toppings they like! Or creating mini grilled cheese by cutting them into little squares, making them perfect for dipping in salsa, sour cream or guacamole! To cook for a large group, use the oven at 450°F, cooking for about 6 minutes on each side.
Loaded Nacho “Game Day” Grilled Cheese
- 2 Slices French Bread
- 1 Tbsp Sour Cream
- 2 Tbsp Salsa
- Tex Mex Cheese
- 2-3 Tbsp Cooked Ground Beef
- 1/8 Tsp Taco Seasoning
- 1 Green Onion Stalk (chopped)
- 4-5 Cilantro Leaves
- 1 Slice of Tomato (diced)
- 1/4 Avocado (diced)
- 1-2 Black Olives (chopped)
- 1 Tbsp Black Beans
- 1-2 Slices Jalapeno Pepper (chopped)
- 1-2 Handful Nacho Flavoured Doritos (crumbled)
- 1 Egg (scrambled)
If you don’t have any ground beef, cook that to your liking first (I just used salt, pepper and garlic). Now let’s start the sandwich! Crush all the doritos and spread them on a plate, dip one side of each slice in the egg and then into the doritos. Once you have done this begin assembling the sandwich with sour cream on one slice, and salsa on the other. Next place a layer of cheese on the bottom slice, then stack on the rest of ingredients and finish with another layer of cheese and your top slice!
In a pan on medium heat, add some butter, once that has melted, place your sandwich in, cooking each side until browned and the cheese is melting. You may want to cover your pan with a lid while it’s cooking to help the cheese melt, since there is so much stuff in the sandwich!
Once everything is ooey gooey, slice it in half and enjoy all your favourite nacho toppings in one glorious sandwich! If you’re feeling ambitious, you can even make your own salsa and guacamole for dipping!
For all our Saskatoon followers, we hope you can tune into CTV Morning Live at 8:30am and watch Carlene and I prepare this sandwich, as well as some delicious cupcakes on live TV! We will record and upload the segment for those who won’t be able to watch, so check back in with us!