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Greek Nachos

Greek style nachos on pita chips.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4
Author: Cynthia

Ingredients

  • 1 12 ounce bag pita chips or tortilla strips
  • 1 pound lean ground beef lamb or turkey
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon plus 1 Tablespoon minced garlic divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 8 ounces feta cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup sliced Kalamata olives
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup tzatziki sauce

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Arrange pita chips on an oven-safe baking dish or baking sheet
  • In a skillet over medium heat, add ground meat, oregano, salt, 1 teaspoon garlic and pepper, stirring to break up large pieces until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain meat well.
  • Top pita chips with ground meat, mozzarella cheese and feta and bake in center of oven until cheeses are melted, but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with diced cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and olives.
  • In the same pan you cooked the beef, heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil and remaining 1 Tablespoon minced garlic, stirring just to heat the garlic, do not brown. Remove pan from heat, drizzle garlic olive oil over nachos. Drizzle tzatziki sauce, and sprinkle with chopped oregano.