These quick Italian Nachos are loaded with three kinds of cheese, spaghetti sauce, and bright, puckery olives and banana peppers. Made in less than 30 minutes, these nachos are a great weeknight meal or appetizer.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Total Servings: 4


  • 15 oz. Parmesan garlic pita chips 
  • 4 oz. shredded Italian cheese blend 
  • 1 ½ cups leftover spaghetti sauce with ground beef 
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced 
  • ½ cup assorted marinated vegetables (banana peppers, peppadew peppers, green and black olives) 
  • Fresh basil, chopped 
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 
  2. Line a half-sheet pan with foil or parchment paper. Spread the chips evenly over the top. Sprinkle with the Italian cheese blend, then bake for 6-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. 
  3. Remove the pan from the oven, then dollop with spaghetti sauce, and top with rounds of fresh mozzarella and pickled vegetables. Return to the oven and bake for another 6 minutes, then turn the oven off and the broiler on. Broil for 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and starting to brown. 
  4. Top with fresh basil and shredded Parmesan cheese, and serve immediately.