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Spicy Nachos with Manwich: Weeknights are Easier with #Manwich

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I can vaguely remember the days when I had time to prepare and make homemade dinners, and even dessert. Who has time anymore? With play rehearsals/performances and homework (Wow! Who knew 6th graders had so much homework!) I just don’t have the time.

I get tired of eating out, fast food, and pizza delivery, not to mention it gets pricey, so I want easy, tasty options. Thankfully there’s Manwich.

I’ve shared my love of Manwich before but I always used it to make sandwiches. Don’t get me wrong, a good Manwich can’t be beat. Manwich is a hearty sauce with a sweet and tangy flavor that lends itself well in recipes. I really love that each can of Manwich is free of artificial flavors and preservatives.

There is no meat in Manwich cans, so you can add lean ground beef or turkey, or keep it meatless. Perfect for sandwiches, pastas, chilis and more. Check out these Manwich Recipes  for inspiration.

I decided to try something different using a can of Extra Bold Manwich for one of our weeknight dinners. We love Mexican and Tex-Mex foods and especially nachos. I never thought about using Manwich in nachos before, but I guarantee you, I’ll be using it more often. The nachos turned out delicious and hearty!

Check out the recipe below and see for yourself….

Brown lean ground beef, drain, and add a can of Manwich Bold
Layer tortilla chips in a casserole dish and top with the Manwich mixture
Top with cheese
Place in oven on broil or 2-3 minutes
Top with tomatoes, green onions, and jalapenos

Spicy Nachos with Manwich


1 lb. Lean Ground Beef (or turkey) 1 can Manwich Bold 1-2 Tbs. Chili Powder 1/2 Bag of Tortilla Chips 1 Tomato (diced) 1/2 cup Green Onions (diced) 1 Cup of Shredded Cheese Sliced Jalapenos to taste (optional)


  1. Brown ground beef until done and drain.
  2. Add Manwich Bold and heat through.
  3. Place chips into a casserole dish and pour Manwich and hambuger mixture over the chips.
  4. Top with cheese and place in the oven on broil for 2-3 minutes (or until cheese is melted). Watch closely so it doesn’t burn.
  5. Remove from oven and top with tomatoes, green onions, and jalapenos.

Serve and enjoy!

My family enjoyed the spicy nachos with Manwich immensely. Let’s just say that there were no leftovers. Manwich comes in three different canned sauce varieties – Manwich Original, Manwich Bold, and Manwich Thick & Chunky. Check out for youself how Manwich can help you make Easy Weeknight Meals.

Have you tried Manwich in your favorite weekday recipes?

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