Power Nachos are our successful attempt at turning these favorite snacks into a mini-meal that's loaded with fresh veggies and filling, protein-packed beans.These munchies have 18 grams of energizing protein and 9 grams of fiber.


Credit: Travis Rathbone

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Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 10 chips plus toppings)


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  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • In a medium bowl, mash the oil, 1 cup beans, chopped cilantro, and 2 TBSP lime juice. In another bowl, toss the celery, onion, 3/4 cup beans, and 1 TBSP lime juice.

  • Spread chips on a baking sheet; cover with the cheese. Bake until cheese melts.

  • Top the hot nachos with the bean mixtures, avocado, and salsa; garnish with cilantro leaves.

Nutrition Facts

393 calories; fat 16g; saturated fat 5.2g; mono fat 6.6g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 18g; carbohydrates 43g; fiber 9g; cholesterol 20mg; iron 4mg; sodium 571mg; calcium 304mg.