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"Can't Believe It's Not Meat" Nachos

kayla beyer | 28 October, 2022

            "Can't Believe It's Not Meat" Nachos

Prep. Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Servings: 80


  • 2 Bags, Deeply Rooted Farms’ Mexican Crumbles
  • 5 Bags, Tostitos® Bulk Tortilla Chips
    T20437 – 145 svgs/case
    18 svgs/bag (11 chips ea)
  • 2 Bags, Land O’ Lakes® Cheddar Cheese Sauce (210 svgs/cs. 35 svgs/bag)
  • 3 qts. 3 c. Salsa


  • Serving = 11 chips with 1⁄4 cup cheese, 1⁄4 cup crumbles
  • 2 oz. Meat/Meat Alternate
  • 1 oz. Equivalent Grain
  • 1 oz. Red/Orange Vegetable


  1. Prepare Deeply Rooted Mexican Crumbles according to the package using a stove or oven. In either application, drain excess liquid after cooking.
  2. Heat cheese in bag in steamer for 12 -15 or in boiling water for 15-18 minutes until reaches 165°F.
  3. Open bags carefully as they will be hot, pour them into small hotel pans. Wrap tightly and hold at 140°F in warmer until service.
  4. Place bulk tortilla chips in hotel pan and cover until service.
  5. Fill 2 oz. cups with salsa, place on tray and wrap and hold in the refrigerator at 41°F.
  6. At service, place 11 chips on a plate. Cover with 1⁄4 cup crumbles and top with 3 oz. (1⁄4 cup) cheddar cheese sauce. Or place crumbles and cheese on the side.
  7. Offer students 1⁄4 c. salsa on the side.


  • For ease during service, pre portion chips into food boats