4

Bean and Cheese Nachos

Total Time
13 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
The protein in the beans and carbs in the tortilla chips make these nachos a great energy-boosting snack or light meal.
Ingredients

baked low fat tortilla chips

32 item(s)

fat free canned refried beans

1 cup(s)

reduced-fat shredded Monterey Jack cheese

½ cup(s)

fat free salsa

¼ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Layer tortilla chips on an ovenproof platter or baking sheet.
  2. Spread beans evenly over chips and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until beans are hot and cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Top with salsa. Yields about 8 chips per serving.
  3. Flavor Booster: Garnish each serving with a thin slice of seeded jalapeno chile, or habanero chile, for a blast of heat.

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