Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos with Southwest Ranch Dressing

Go all out with these colorful Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos! The endless list of toppings will make your tastebuds soar, especially the homemade Southwest Ranch Dressing made with our certified 100% grass-fed kefir.

Loaded Sweet potato nachos in baking dish with a bowl of guacamole.

Loaded Ingredients

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

  • 3 large sweet potatoes (very thinly sliced)
  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil
  • Salt

Southwest Ranch Dressing

Kalona SuperNatural Organic Plain Kefir with jar of southwestern ranch dressing.

Topping Options

  • 6 oz shredded, cooked chicken or taco meat
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar, Monterey jack, pepper jack, a Mexican blend, or mozzarella)
  • 1/2 cup black or pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/3-1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/3-1/2 cup salsa
  • Fresh cilantro, sliced green onions, diced red onion or bell pepper, black olives, diced avocado, or guacamole, etc.
Homemade Sweet Potato Chips in baking dish.

Easy Step-by-Step Directions

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

  1. Preheat the oven to 325.
  2. Line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper. Toss the sweet potato slices with oil. Place the slices in a simple layer on the baking sheet (be sure not to crowd them). Sprinkle with salt.
  3. Place baking sheets in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, rotating the sheets halfway through cooking time, or until slices are lightly browned and crisp on the edges.
  4. Remove chips to a wire cooling rack and rest while you repeat with the remaining sweet potato slices.

Loaded Nachos

  1. Layer 1/2 of the chips onto a baking sheet or in a glass baking dish.
  2. Top with 1/2 the chicken or taco meat, beans, corn, and cheese.
  3. Repeat with the second layer, ending with cheese on top. Place into the oven and bake 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  4. While the nachos are baking, combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.
  5. Remove pan from oven, add salsa, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, avocado, and guacamole, etc.
  6. Drizzle ranch dressing over nachos and serve with lime wedges.
Someone taking a loaded nacho out of the baking dish.

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos recipe and photos courtesy of The Real Food Dietitians.