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Cheesy Po-Ta-Chos

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Cheesy Po-Ta-Chos
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 6
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Bring the family together over “Po-Ta-Chos” – a new twist on classic nachos! This dish is built on a base of potatoey goodness, topped with cheese, salsa and fresh veggies.
Updated Aug 29, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (32 oz) frozen potato nuggets
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar or Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (6 oz)
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Additional toppings, as desired (thinly sliced green onion, chopped fresh cilantro, seeded and chopped fresh jalapeño pepper, sliced ripe olives, guacamole, additional salsa)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Arrange frozen potato nuggets in single layer on ungreased large cookie sheet. Bake 24 to 26 minutes until hot and crisp. Line another cookie sheet or pizza pan with cooking parchment paper or foil.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix beans, chiles and salsa. Spread half of the potato nuggets on lined cookie sheet. Spoon half of the bean mixture over potatoes. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. Top with remaining potatoes, bean mixture and cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese melts.
  • 3
    Top with tomato and avocado. Serve with sour cream. Top with additional toppings as desired.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use 1 lb ground beef in place of beans. In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Mix beef, chilies and 1/2 cup salsa. Follow directions above for layering.

Nutrition

570 Calories, 30g Total Fat, 15g Protein, 62g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
570
Calories from Fat
270
Total Fat
30g
45%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
6g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
1330mg
55%
Potassium
900mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
62g
21%
Dietary Fiber
11g
45%
Sugars
3g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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