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Den Nachos

It always falls on 6 November each year.

This day has been celebrated since 1990 in the United States and Mexico.

Nachos is Mexican food. It is a corn tortilla covered with melted cheese. In 1943, Ignacio Anaya of Piedras Negras, Mexico, invented this dish. The restaurant Victory in which he worked, arrived on October 21, several wives of American soldiers for which he had to quickly come up with something, but not much there. The day before, it was closed and had to replenish supplies. He cut the tortillas into triangles, sprinkled them with cheddar cheese and sprinkled with jalapeños. Nachos means Spanish pancake and from this the name was derived.

Later he founded his own restaurant and the main specialty was nachos. His original recipe was printed in St Cook's Cookbook. Anna in 1954.

This food spread quickly across Texas and the southwest. In 1976, a modified version of the sauce was marketed by Frank Libert during baseball games.

Classic nachos is made of tortilla chips topped with cheese and jalapeños. Today, nachos has several ingredients, and most often it is cheese toppings, guacamole, sour cream, jalapeños and sometimes salad. Nachos can be in various forms such as nacho lasagna, chocolate nachos or spicy flavored beer.

The Nachos International Festival takes place from October 13-15 in Piedras Negras. It celebrates with live music, art, cultural activities and the world's greatest nach competition, which is registered in the Guinness World Records. The largest portion of nachos in the world was made by Centerplane at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas on April 21, 2012. Weight 2. 127 kg, 347 kg nacho chips, 184 kg salsa, 147 kg tomatoes, 416 kg meat and beans and 1 000 kg of cheese.

You can use the #NationalNachos hashtag or social media.

Recipe for nachos.


Homemade nachos with guacamole:


Ingredients for nachos:


Olive oil

2 cups of plain flour

½ cup of water

1 teaspoon of salt


Ingredients on guacamole:


7 cherry tomatoes

1 garlic clove

1 avocado

1 red onion

1 lime

hot pepper (need not be)







Mix flour, salt, oil and water to form a dough. Divide into 8 parts and roll out a round of about 1 - 2mm. Place it in a hot pan and fry dry on each side for about 1 minute. We can tell by the blisters that form on the dough that the pancake is ready. Then cut the (hot) cake into 8 pieces immediately. After cooling the pancake hardens and it is not possible to slice it.

Slice tomatoes and onions finely. Slice the avocado lengthwise and pull the stone out with a knife. Hollow out the pulp and crush it with a fork. Add sliced ​​tomato with onion and crushed garlic. Add the lime juice to the mixture and mix. Then season with salt and pepper. You can add a hot pepper if you want a spicy taste.


Enjoy your meal.