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February 14, 2022

Healthy Recipe: Veggie Nachos

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You don’t have to give up all your favorite foods to maintain a healthy diet. By adding veggies and legumes to your nachos, you can make it a healthy snack or meal, packed with vitamins and minerals!

Veggie Nachos

Main Ingredients:
• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 cup of red onion, chopped
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• Black pepper (to taste), freshly ground
• 1.5 cups of corn
• 1 can of low-sodium white beans, rinsed and drained
• 1 cup of matchstick carrots
• 1 red bell pepper
• 4 cups of fresh kale stems, trimmed, well-washed, and dried
• 1 cup of shredded Monterey Jack cheese
• Half a bag of tortilla chips
• 1 container of grape tomatoes
• 2 avocados, ripe, peeled, and coarsely chopped
• 1 lime, juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Heat a large skillet on medium with oil.
  3. Add onion and garlic, cook down 2-3 min.
  4. Add corn, beans, carrots, red pepper and black pepper; cook 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add kale and cook 1-2 minutes.
  6. Turn off heat and move off burner.
  7. Add parchment paper to large baking sheet and spread nachos evenly.
  8. Add veggie/bean mixture over nachos evenly, then sprinkle cheese over mixture.
  9. Add any additional spices if desired.
  10. Put in middle or top rack for 7-8 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  11. In the meantime, add yogurt to medium bowl, stir in squeezed lime juice, paprika.
  12. Pull nachos out of oven add tomatoes & avocado and yogurt mixture. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 360
Protein: 15g
Carbs: 2.2g
Sodium: 189mg
Potassium: 916mg
Fiber: 12g
Calcium: 220mg

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