For a family dinner or lunch this next week, serve a Game Night Baked Nacho Board! Get it on the table in thirty minutes and have fun!

round game night nacho board

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Friends, the holidays are here! Turn off the TV, toss the cell phones in a basket, and have some good old, family fun! What game to play? We love TABOO! Make a nacho for your family and serve it ona board!

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Game Night Baked Nacho Board

Not only are nachos super easy to make (make one this next week making breakfast ingredients or a vegetarian nacho), they’re also the perfect way to load up on veggies and protein!

This board was made on my 26-inch big board!

nacho, chips, strawberries, dips

Family Nacho night menu

Here’s an easy menu to make, and as I always say, size according to the number in your family!

round nacho board with taboo game

With our gatherings a little smaller this year for most of us, we can still enjoy yummy food and GAME NIGHTS!

nacho board with chips, dips, and strawberries on wood board

Ingredients for a NACHO BOARD

  • Rotisserie chicken (shredded or cooked chicken)
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Black beans + corn
  • Mexicali dip & spread (we buy La Terra Fina)
  • Chili con queso dip (we buy La Terra Fina)
  • Blue corn chips
  • Nacho cheese corn chips
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream
  • Black olives
  • Salsa
  • Limes
  • Purple cabbage
  • Strawberries (or fruit in season, like grapes for munching!)

Making nachos at home is one of my favorite family meals on busy days. Use up what you have in the pantry and fridge, and add your favorite cheese!

How to make a baked nacho

Here are a few tips. Bake the nachos (wrapped well), and then broil the last few minutes.


Serve with your favorite toppings!

nacho board with chips and toppings

Taboo family game

This is what we love about Taboo: You play with two teams, and get teammates to say the “guess word” without saying the forbidden words. (Say a Forbidden word and get the buzzer!) There are over 1000 guess words—super interactive for the family!

Buy it for your family, here: Taboo Board Game [affiliate link]

taboo game


The Big Board®

Friends, The Big Board® is here! Yes, I’ve partnered with JK Adams, the premier woodmaking company in Vermont, with my own line of RE boards!

  • 20-inch
  • 26-inch
  • 12 x 36-inch
  • 23-inch Lazy Susan
  • A board with a lip (or raised edged) so the food doesn’t fall off
  • Made in the USA
  • Undercut handles (a unique design)

Thank you for your support, as we’ve sold out so many times already!

Order The Big Board® today!

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Game Day Baked Nacho Board

Made ono a 26 inch board
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 8
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  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken, or cooked chicken
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded cheese
  • 1 cup black beans, drained
  • 1 cup corn, drained
  • 10 oz Mexicali dip & spread, (we buy La Terra Fina)
  • 10 oz Chili Con Queso dip, (we buy La Terra Fina)
  • 8 oz blue corn chips
  • 8 oz nacho cheese corn chips
  • 3 green onions chopped- greens and whites
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup black olives, drained
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • Purple cabbage, shredded
  • 16 oz strawberries, or fruit in season, like grapes for munching!


  • Preheat the oven to 400F.*
  • Lay half the chips in a single layer on a large sheet pan (lined with foil or use parchment paper).
  • Top the chips with shredded chicken, black beans, corn, cheddar cheese, and mozzarella cheese.
  • Repeat the toppings, ending with cheese.
  • Add a piece of parchment paper over the top to prevent sticking, and then cover the entire pan with foil.
  • Bake the nachos for 20 minutes. Remove the top foil and parchment, and BROIL for 2 minutes or so.
  • On a food safe board, lay down a stack of pot holders (to hold the size of the pan).
  • When the nacho is done, set on the hot pads and add chips, dips, and fruit around it. Serve!
  • Serve with a selection of toppings: reserved cilantro, sour cream, chopped avocados or guacamole, salsa, tomatoes, olives, limes, corn (may also be added to the nachos before cooking), etc.
Cuisine: American
Course: Appetizer
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a nacho board with chips and dips and taboo game