Mardi Gras Nachos with Creole Queso
4-6Mardi Gras Nachos with Creole QuesoServes 4-6
1010 Mins 30 Mins 40 Mins
- 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
- 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 cup shredded colby jack cheese
- 2 tsp. Creole seasoning, divided
- 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil
- 1 lb. smoked sausage, sliced
- ½ lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined and tails removed
- 1 Aloha™ Pepper, chopped
- ½ red onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, grated
- ½ cup sliced okra
- 1 celery rib, thinly sliced (+ celery leaves for garnish)
- 1 cup One Sweet® Tomatoes, halved
- 6 cups blue and yellow corn tortilla chips
- For the Creole Queso: In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Sprinkle in the flour and cook, whisking constantly, for 2-3 minutes. While whisking, pour in the milk. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer, whisking occasionally, until sauce is thickened, about 3-4 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, add the shredded colby jack cheese and 1 tsp. Creole seasoning and whisk until smooth. Keep warm until ready to use.
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the grapeseed oil and sliced sausage. Cook, stirring frequently, until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove cooked sausage from the pan and set aside. Return the pan to the heat and add in the shrimp and 1 tsp. Creole seasoning. Cook until pink and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside. Return the pan to the heat and add in the Aloha Pepper, onion, okra, and garlic. Cook until vegetables begin to soften, about 4-5 minutes. Remove pan from heat and stir in celery and One Sweet Tomatoes.
- Arrange blue and yellow corn tortilla chips on a large serving platter. Top with Creole Queso followed by the smoked sausage, shrimp, and vegetable mixture. Garnish with celery leaves and serve.
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