Beef Dinner Nachos

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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