Nachos are a Mexican dish by tradition, and all you need to enjoy them are tortilla chips and cheese. You can top your chips with protein and calcium-rich shredded cheeses, like cheddar, American, Monterey Jack or a blend of many types. After that, all's fair in love and nachos. Simply put out a spread of ingredients that you and your family are likely to appreciate, such as beans (black or refried), sour cream, salsa, jalapenos, black olives, shredded chicken, cooked ground beef and tomatoes. Then grab a plate and get to work creating your personal chips, cheese and everything-else paradise.
The meal may be microwaved or tossed into the oven after the cheese has been applied, or you can wait to heat it until all the toppings have been added. Either way, it'll be an ooey-gooey mess, but that's the point, right?