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Beef Nachos

7
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
23 min
Prep
13 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
With a few substitutions, we recreated beef nachos for far fewer calories and less fat than usual. Olé!

Ingredients

Uncooked lean ground beef

8 oz

Chili powder

2 tsp(s)

Cumin seeds

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

½ tsp(s)

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Fat free salsa

cup(s)

Shredded reduced-fat Mexican-style cheese

½ cup(s)

Baked low fat tortilla chips

8 oz, about 72 chips

Pickled jalapeno peppers

2 tbsp(s), sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Set a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. When pan is hot, add beef and cook until completely browned, breaking up the meat as it cooks, about 3 to 5 minutes; drain off any fat and return pan to heat. Add chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper; stir to coat beef. Stir in salsa and heat through; remove from heat.
  3. Arrange chips in a shallow ovenproof dish; spoon beef mixture over chips and sprinkle with cheese and jalapeño peppers. Bake until cheese melts, about 5 minutes. Yields about 12 topped chips per serving.