Super Bowl Sunday Nachos

Super Bowl Sunday Nachos

Meal type Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack, Starter

Ingredients

  • 3 Large whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 cups caned pinto beans, drained & rinsed
  • 10 oz lean ground turkey
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, 2% fat
  • 1/4 cup diced canned jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

About This Recipe

This is a great stand-in for a balanced meal at any Super Bowl party!

Nutrition Facts per serving: 381 cals., 28 gm protein, 45 gm carbohydrates, 10 gm fat.

Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Step 2
Cut each tortilla into 16 chip-sized pieces
Step 3
Spread the pieces on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.
Step 4
Remove the chips from the oven, leaving the oven on.
Step 5
Transfer the chips to an oven-proof serving dish and spread the beans evenly on top.
Step 6
Coat a skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium high heat. 
Step 7
Add the turkey and taco seasoning and cook, stirring to break up the turkey.
Step 8
When the turkey is still slightly pink, add the crushed tomatoes and reduce the heat to a simmer.
Step 9
Simmer for approximately 5 minutes or until turkey is fully cooked and any liquid is cooked off.
Step 10
Spread the turkey over the beans and chips, the sprinkle with the cheese, chilies, green onions, and cilantro, in that order.
Step 11
Bake the nachos for approximately 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted.