Loaded Turkey Nachos

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You CAN enjoy crowd-pleasing party foods without getting off track with your healthy eating habits. The easiest way is to swap your classic dish for a healthier version, like our fan-favorite Loaded Turkey Nachos!

 

LOADED TURKEY NACHOS

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Makes two servings.

All ingredients purchased @ Trader Joe's.

 

INGREDIENTS: LEAN & SPICY TURKEY MEAT

  • Cooking oil spray

  • ½ cup diced onion

  • 8 oz. 99%-lean ground turkey breast

  • ½ can (7.25 oz.) Trader Joe’s Organic Tomatoes (Diced & No Salt Added)

  • ½ can (7.25 oz.) Trader Joe's Organic Black Beans

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano

  • OPTIONAL: ¼ teaspoon salt & pepper to your taste

 

INGREDIENTS: NACHOS

  • 32 Organic Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

  • ½ cup Lite Shredded 3 Cheese Blend

  • ½ cup Pico De Gallo Salsa or 1 tomato, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 2 tablespoons nonfat Greek yogurt

 

DIRECTIONS: LEAN & SPICY TURKEY MEAT

  1. Spray the pan with oil & preheat on medium-high.

  2. Sauté the diced onions for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add the turkey and spices: cumin, chili powder, oregano, salt & pepper. 

  4. Break up the meat with a wooden spoon and heat until cooked through, about 5-8 minutes.

  5. Add the tomatoes, cover, and simmer three more minutes.

  6. Add the beans, stir, and continue to cook until all ingredients are warmed through, about 2-3 minutes. 

 

DIRECTIONS: NACHOS

  1. Preheat the oven or toaster oven to 400°F. 

  2. Line a pan with foil & spray lightly with oil. Spread the chips evenly on pan.

  3. On top of the chips, arrange the meat mixture, half the tomatoes, half the bell peppers & all of the cheese.

  4. Bake 10-12 minutes or until cheese has melted.

  5. Add yogurt & the remaining tomatoes & bell peppers.

  6. You can add additional FRESH garnish, such as cilantro, avocado or jalapeno. Enjoy!