The name says it all. These better-for-you nachos are topped with fresh veggies, beans, and low-fat cheese.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Make Salsa:
  • Combine all salsa ingredients in a small bowl.

Make Lean Refried Beans:
  • Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic, cumin, and red pepper and cook about 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add the beans and cook 1 minute more, mashing beans with a spoon. Stir in warm water and cook until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Set aside; cover and keep warm.

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Make Tortilla Chips:
  • Heat oven to 450 degree F. Cut each tortilla into 8 wedges and spread on 2 large cookie sheets. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp.

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  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Spread Tortilla Chips on ovenproof plate or pie plate. Spoon Lean Refried Beans evenly over top and sprinkle with cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with Salsa. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

250 calories; 6 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 353 mg sodium. 35 g carbohydrates; 11 g protein;