Insane Super Bowl nachos feature 50 ingredients, weigh 66 pounds


In 2016, Bon Appétit magazine accepted a culinary challenge from Epicurious to create nachos featuring 50 ingredients in honor of Super Bowl 50.

The results are mind-boggling. 

>> Read more trending stories

Let’s break it down for those brave souls who want to attempt the recipe for future games. Bon Appétit’s 50-ingredient nachos is made up of 12 layers, with 9 kinds of meat plus chili and beef jerky, 5 kinds of cheese, 2 kinds of chips and takes a whopping 36 hours to prepare. The end result is a monster nachos creation that weighs 66 pounds and is 11 inches high.

It wasn’t cheap to make, with the brisket alone costing $100.

The strategy of associate food editor Rick Martinez was that if it would be good in a taco, it would be great in nachos.

NBD, just a casual 66-pound tray of nachos… http://bonap.it/gmrp61n

Posted by Bon Appétit Magazine on Thursday, February 4, 2016


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Food & Dining

4 delicious (and healthy!) dishes you can enjoy dining out in Dayton
4 delicious (and healthy!) dishes you can enjoy dining out in Dayton

Health experts tell you that a healthy meal means that over half of your plate should be filled with vegetables. Sounds great right? But how many of us actually follow that rule when we go out to eat? Treating yourself to a meal outside of the home doesn’t mean that your health has to go out the window. Corner Kitchen gives you the option...
5 reasons you should go to District Day 2017
5 reasons you should go to District Day 2017

The Oregon District is throwing a big party this Saturday, and you’ve got to be there. Fifth Street is known for its great nightlife, but it’s more than just a destination for drinks. The Oregon District is full of great shopping, incredible restaurants, and is a go-to spot for movie goers, coffee drinkers, music lovers, and everything...
The blobs in your tea? They’re supposed to be there
The blobs in your tea? They’re supposed to be there

The Starbucks on Waverly Place in Greenwich Village was all but empty at 8:30 on a recent Wednesday night, but across the street at Boba Guys, a bubble milk tea shop, the line was long. So was the wait: A wave of first-timers had just arrived at the front counter, uncertain of the drill and even more about the boba tea drinks, which are relatively...
Swap the hot grill for a cool drink and low oven
Swap the hot grill for a cool drink and low oven

Why is it that whenever I decide to grill outdoors in New York, it turns out to be the hottest day of the century? This has occurred several times this season. Most recently, I had intended to light the coals and cook up a pile of ribs. But then I caved. Did I really want to stand over a hot fire in the scorching midday sun? It was easy to opt for...
A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon
A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon

This skillet dinner is the kind of recipe everyone should have tucked in their back pocket. It is simple cooking at its best - a one-pan meal that is nearly effortless to prepare, made with everyday ingredients that come together quickly. You can summon the energy to make it even when you come home feeling too tired to cook. The payoff in flavor, beauty...
More Stories