Brisket Nachos with Casa Ortiz

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ODESSA, Tx (ABC Big 2/Fox 24) – One popular tailgating food for fans to enjoy is nachos, and Casa Ortiz in Odessa has put its own spin on the traditional tailgating dish.


  • One plate of chips
  • Brisket (Casa Ortiz uses a special seasoning)
  • Refried beans
  • West Texas gold nacho cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Homemade guacamole
  • Pickled jalapenos
  • Sour cream

The family-owned business began as a catering service before growing into a restaurant. Manager Gracie Ortiz said the restaurant specializes in gorditas and brisket. The brisket is coated with a special seasoning made by the owner. Ortiz said the gorditas and nachos are two of their most popular items.

Watch the video above for the full story and instructions on how to make the nachos!

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