Food Friday: Not-Bad-For-You Chorizo Nachos

I posted a photo several weeks ago of some amaaaaaaazingly tasty nachos Kelly and I enjoyed for dinner. I mentioned the nachos were healthy and promptly received several messages that said, “Oh really?”

Yes, really.

Thank you, Cooking Light for giving us yummy options that are ok on the calorie count!


Loaded Chorizo Nachos

Original recipe here

  • 1 2/3 c cooked chorizo
  • 1 c drained canned unsalted pinto beans
  • 48 tortilla chips
  • 1/2 c reduced-fat colby-Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c queso fresco, crumbled
  • 1/4 c chopped green onions
  • 1 c chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cchopped fresh cilantro29
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 t kosher salt

Layer ingredients and warm under broiler until cheese is melted. (See – I told you it was easy!)

This recipe makes 4 servings at just 450 calories each!



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