Super Nachos

Super Nachos

Super Nachos

What child doesn't like nachos? This low-fat version of everyone's favorite Mexican appetizer is sure to become an everyday request.


Makes 2 servings


12 large baked low-fat tortilla chips (about 1-1/2 ounces)
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup fat-free refried beans
2 tablespoons chunky salsa


  1. Arrange chips in single layer on large microwavable plate. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chips.
  2. Spoon 1 teaspoon beans over each chip; top with 1/2 teaspoon salsa.
  3. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) 1-1/2 minutes; rotate dish.* Microwave 1 to 1-1/2 minutes more or until cheese is melted.

Conventional Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Substitute foil-covered baking sheet for microwavable plate. Assemble nachos on prepared baking sheet as directed above. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted.


For a single serving of nachos, arrange 6 large tortilla chips on microwavable plate; top each chip with 2 teaspoons cheese, 1 teaspoon refried beans and 1/2 teaspoon salsa. Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; rotate dish. Microwave 30 seconds to 1 minute or until cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 6 nachos
Calories 176
Calories from Fat 26 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 10 g
Sodium 683 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2
Meat 1

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