Beef Dinner Nachos

Looking for an easy Mexican-style dinner? Then check out this beef and beans nachos recipe- ready in just 15 minutes!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
can (15 or 15.5 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
1
package (1.25 oz) 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix
1/3
cup water
3 1/2
cups reduced-fat nacho cheese tortilla chips (3 oz)
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (2 oz)
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
cup shredded leaf lettuce
1/2
cup fat-free sour cream
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

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Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain. Stir in beans, taco seasoning mix and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 1 to 2 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • 2 Arrange tortilla chips evenly on individual plates. Spoon beef mixture evenly over chips. Top with cheese, tomato, lettuce, sour cream and cilantro.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown; drain. Stir in beans, taco seasoning mix and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 1 to 2 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • 2 Arrange tortilla chips evenly on individual plates. Spoon beef mixture evenly over chips. Top with cheese, tomato, lettuce, sour cream and cilantro.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.