Garden Nachos (vegetarian)

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Nutrition Facts
Garden Nachos (vegetarian)
Amount Per Serving 8-10
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 13%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 480mg 21%
Potassium 413mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Sugar 3g  
Protein 11g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • To make Beans
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup medium red onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 (15-ounce) can low-sodium pinto beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • To assemble nachos:
  • 6 oz baked corn tortilla chips
  • 1 cup reduced-fat monterey jack cheese, divided in half
  • 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 medium, ripe Avocados From Mexico, cubed
  • 4 radishes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup non-fat sour cream (or nf greek yogurt)
  • 1 lime, sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender. Stir in chili powder and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the beans and broth and cook until the beans are tender and heated through.
  2. Mash the beans coarsely with a fork or wooden spoon. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  On a large baking sheet, place half of the tortilla chips and cover evenly with 1/2 cooked bean mixture and 1/2 cheese.
  4. Top with remaining chips, beans and cheese. Place in the oven for an additional 5 minutes to melt cheese.
  5. Remove from the oven and top with tomatoes, avocado, radishes and cilantro. Serve immediately with sour cream and lime slices.

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Nutrition Facts
Garden Nachos (vegetarian)
Amount Per Serving 8-10
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 13%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 480mg 21%
Potassium 413mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Sugar 3g  
Protein 11g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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