Lamb Sofrito Nachos
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Spanish
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Serves: 4
  • evoo
  • 1 medium yellow onion finely diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper finely diced
  • 4 oz can of fire roasted green chiles
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sauce from chipotle in adobe
  • 1 14 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • ⅓ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • sweet potato tortilla chips (Trader Joes)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • blue cheese crumbles and cilantro for garnish
  1. Coat skillet with olive oil and turn to low heat on stove top
  2. Saute onions in one layer until soft and just beginning to caramelize approx 10 minutes
  3. Add garlic and toss 1-2 minutes
  4. Add sweet red bell and roasted green chiles - toss and cook 3-4 minutes
  5. Add paprika and adobe sauce - toss and cook 1-2 minutes
  6. Add tomatoes and cook stirring until liquid condenses to thick, not runny sauce consistency
  7. Add cilantro, salt and pepper and stir to heat through.
  8. Meanwhile in a separate stovetop skillet cook lamb until no longer pink, drain off fat if desired.
  9. Puree sofrito sauce in food processor
  10. Add sofrito sauce to lamb in large skilled stir to combine and heat through.
  11. Serve lamb sofrito over nachos sprinkled with blue cheese and cilantro
Recipe by Tasting Pour by Jade Helm at