1 (12 oz) bag tortilla chips
1/2 cup melted butter
1 pound lean ground beef
1 envelope taco seasoning
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded pepper-jack cheese
1 jar (16 oz) picante sauce
1 small can sliced black olives, drained
Heat oven to 375 degrees
Put tortilla chips in a blender and pulse into fine crumbs
Melt butter and mix in chip crumbs
Press into the bottom of a 13 x 9 baking dish. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown. Set aside.
Cook taco meat per seasoning packet directions
Mix in picante sauce and 1 cup of each kind of cheese. Fold the cooked meat mixture.
Mix the two cheeses together. Stir 1/2 of it into the meat mixture.
(this is where you would stir in any other nacho favorites like olives or jalapenos or whatever)
Scrape entire mixture into the prepared crust.
Sprinkle the remaining cheeses over the top.
Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese is melty and golden