Mediterranean Nachos + A Little Surprise!!!

Perfect way to celebrate a holiday weekend?  Nachos!!!!

I love nachos! I love grilling! Why not combine the two?  Last week I found a grilled nachos recipe, and of course shared the fun recipe with my grill master (my hubby!)  We decided to take the idea to another level.  My cute husband got so excited, and said to me on Sunday….{now just imagine extreme excitement here}….”Grilled Mediterranean Nachos!”  AND we have venison in the freezer, a perfect compliment to any nacho dish.

I decided to bake some corn tortillas with sea salt and True Lime.  My cousin Meggie gave me the delicious idea!

I baked them at 350 degrees fahrenheit for about 15-20 minutes.

We had fun with flavors, but nothing extreme.  Just lovely, mellow flavors!

My version of Tzatziki Sauce –

1 1/2 cups of Chobani Greek Yogurt

2 medium cucumbers

1 Tbsp Dill (add a little at time to taste)

Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions –

Puree cucumber in blender, you may want to drain some of water off with strainer.  Mix cucumber, Greek yogurt, dill, salt and pepper.  Chill for hour to let sauce sit up.

To assemble these delicious little things…

If you remember, I grew up enjoying venison.  I ate it in pretty much anything.  Last year we had fun discovering cutting the venison chops in thin slices, and grilling on each side for about two minutes each.  It is a very quick process, so don’t walk away from the grill….tough venison is not fun!

The next element to this delicious dinner, goat cheese! Yes, YUM!  We took goat cheese, and mixed with 1 tablespoon of Greek oregano, and about 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder.

Take a layer of chips, with goat cheese, chopped tomatoes, chopped scallions, and venison.  Then do another amazing layer….YES two, OH MY!!!

Then devour….serious happiness for two days…actually he is still talking about how much he enjoyed this dinner!

Now for the fun news!  I may be a busy baker in the coming months….guess what?

Ihave accepted a job as a Pastry Chef at Providence Cafe here in Charlotte!  AAAAHHHHHH….YAY!!! My moto is “Dream Big!”  And that is what I am doing my friends:-)

What is your favorite recipe to make during a fun grill holiday weekend?

What is your favorite way to enjoy your nachos?

Until next time, Come on in, Have a seat,

Hugs, Terra

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  • That's a great Idea!!! A perfect appetizer! Now I have to great nachos recipe to serve when i have some guests at home ;) Hugs!
  • Perfect way to enjoy a weekend with family! Love this.
  • Yum! What a great idea truelime and salt!!! Need to make this soon!
  • Oh gosh. Can I have these for breakfast?! So hungry! Imagining these flavours is driving me wild!
  • first of all, CONGRATULATIONS!!! SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!! WHOOHOO! yay for dreaming big :D. and i love the lime corn tortilla chips :D
  • PS - Congratulations on your new job!! Pastry Chef!!! So exciting... meant to say so in my earlier comment :)
  • Megan Babinski
    Yay! You used my idea. ;) I loooove those chips and need to make some again soon. Congrats again on your new amazing job! Way to dream big and keep that positive attitude. :) Off to go eat dinner, those nachos are making me drool.
  • What a great twist on nachos! And delicious, too.
  • SUPER creative nachos! LOVE it! ... and CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am screaming and doing the happy dance for you my friend! HUGS!
  • EA Stewart
    Congrats again on your new job. I'm so happy for you! These nachos sound fabulous too. I usually make mine the "classic" way, but love your Medditerranean twist!
  • Great twist on nachos!
  • Congratulations!!!  Wonderful news.  And your nachos look awesome!
  • Emily Gordon
    Wow, congratulations on the job! How exciting!
  • Emily Gordon
    Wow, congratulations on the job! How exciting!
  • Kita
    Congratulations!!!! How awesome of a job is that! Im so excited for you! These nachos do sound wonderful too. :D
  • Venison nachos are one of my favorites, and tzatziki sauce makes everything better. I think that means i need to make this recipe. Possibly even tonight...I think I have all the ingredients. :)