- a snack or appetizer consisting of a small piece of tortilla topped with cheese, hot peppers, etc., and broiled.
Origin of nacho
Examples from the Web for nachos
You're not a football fan, and you don't really care about the outcome, you're there for the nachos.My Super Bowl Party Theory of Elections
October 31, 2012
From Chevys' 1,900-calorie nachos to the Cheesecake Factory's 1,600-calorie guacamole, these are the snack attacks.25 Deadliest Chips and Dips
The Daily Beast
March 23, 2011
Nachos, beer, pizza, soft drinks—that big game spread may be killing your masculinity.The Super Bowl May Harm Your Masculinity
Arthur De Vany
February 3, 2011
- Mexican cookery a snack consisting of a piece of tortilla topped with cheese, hot peppers, etc, and grilled
Word Origin and History for nachos
according to "The Dallas Morning News" [Oct. 22, 1995] and other sources, named for restaurant cook Ignacio Anaya, who invented the dish in the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras in 1943.