The kids'll come running when nachos are on the menu! Turn the popular snack into a hearty meal in minutes with ground beef
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
can (11 oz) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
oz Mexican prepared cheese product (from 16-oz loaf), cut into cubes
oz nacho-flavored tortilla chips (about 64 chips)
In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
Reduce heat to medium. Add corn and tomatoes to beef in skillet; cook until thoroughly heated and desired consistency, stirring occasionally.
In small microwavable bowl, microwave cheese cubes and 2 teaspoons water uncovered on High 15 seconds; stir and repeat until cheese is melted and smooth.
Divide tortilla chips evenly among 6 plates. Top with beef mixture; drizzle with melted cheese. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro, if desired.
You can substitute ground chicken or turkey for the ground beef in this recipe.
Vary the flavor of this quick skillet meal by using different flavor chips.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.