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National Tortilla Chip Day: 12 Delicious Recipes to Use Up That Bag

Whenever someone says “tortilla chips”, the first thing I always think of is my favorite guacamole recipe. It involves lots of ripe avocados, tomatoes, and a LOT of lemon juice. I could honestly eat guacamole with tortilla chips every single day but, sometimes you’ve got to switch things up, which is where these 12 fabulous recipes came long.

February 24th is National Tortilla Chip Day and there is no better way to celebrate such a momentous occasion than with these recipes. From a classic nacho recipe to chicken tenders made with tortilla chips, these recipes will surely feed you for breakfast (yes, you read that right!), lunch, dinner… and even give you a few appetizer suggestions for your next get-together.

1. Healthy Chicken Taco Casserole

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This casserole is super easy to make AND will surely be enjoyed by the whole family.

2. Grilled Shrimp on Tortilla Chips with Guacamole

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You don’t need to make your own tortillas to enjoy this easy appetizer. Make it for your next fiesta!

3. Spicy Black Bean Nachos with Salsa Verde Dipping Sauce

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Nachos are a classic, and we couldn’t have a list of great tortilla chip recipes without them.

4. Mushroom Tortilla Soup

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Did you know that you can make a vegetarian-friendly version of the classic tortilla soup? You’re welcome!

5. Frijoles Rancheros

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These delicious beans will only be served with your favorite tortilla chips. Trust me on this one.

6. Tortilla Chip Mexican Pizza

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This Mexican pizza is probably like nothing you’ve ever seen, and you’ll love it anyway.

7. Red Beef Pozole

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This pozole just wouldn’t be the same if you didn’t serve it with the best tortilla chips.

8. Tortilla Encrusted Chicken Tenders

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Using tortilla chips in order to crust your chicken is a pretty genius way to make everyone happy.

9. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Tortillas

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Crispy tortillas, either strips or your leftover chips, are super delicious when they top this soup.

10. Easy Key Lime Scallop Ceviche

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You can’t have ceviche without the tortilla chips, amirite? Thankfully, this is the beginner’s recipe you’ve been waiting for.

11. Southwestern Quiche

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Quiche is a delicious way to start off your weekend, and this genius recipe will surely wake you up.

12. Cream of Ancho Chile Soup

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Another soup, and yet another way to use your tortillas to top something delicious any time of year.