How to Make Belizean Garnache

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Garnache is a popular appetizer in Belize that is composed of fried corn tortilla topped with refriend beans, shredded cabbage, carrots, cheese, vinegar and salt.



Making Garnache is not as difficult as you think. In this blog post, we will share the step by step instructions on how you go about making Garnache.

Here is what you will need:

2 cups PLANTERS Peanut Oil
10 corn tortillas (4 inch)
1/2 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
2-1/2 cups shredded cabbage
2 carrots, shredded
2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
1 can (19 oz.) red kidney beans, rinsed
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
3 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
Here are the instructions on how to make it:

HEAT oil to 350°F in large skillet. Add tortillas, in batches; cook 1 to 2 min. or until crisp. Drain on paper towels.

MIX 1/4 cup dressing, cabbage, carrots and vinegar. Combine beans and remaining dressing in medium skillet, mashing beans slightly. Cook on medium heat 10 min., stirring frequently. Add cream cheese; cook and stir until melted.

SPREAD bean mixture onto tortillas; top with cabbage mixture and Parmesan.

Other important tips on how to make Garnache:

Garnaches, a Belizean specialty, are like Mexican nachos. These fast-food favorites are traditionally sold by street vendors.
If 4-inch corn tortillas are unavailable, substitute 5 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut in half.
Watch this video on how to make Belizean Garnache
Posted in Belize, Belize FoodTagged belize appetizers, belize food, belize recipes, belize salbutes, belizean garnache recipes, how to make belizean garnache

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