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  • 2 packages - (6.9 oz. pkgs) corn tortillas, cut into 6 wedges each
  • 1 tablespoons - vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces - 93% lean ground turkey, crumbled
  • 1/2 - green bell pepper, seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 cans - reduced-sodium tomato sauce, 8 oz.
  • 1 packages - reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cans - no-salt-added black beans, 15 oz., drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cups - jarred salsa
  • 4 - scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cups - shredded reduced-fat Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 2 - plum tomatoes, seeds removed, sliced
  • 1/3 cups - cilantro leaves
  • - lime wedges, for squeezing
  • Directions:

    Heat oven to 425° F. Spread tortilla wedges on 2 baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 5 minutes. Flip over; spray with nonstick cooking spray and bake for 4-5 minutes more, until crispy.

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey and green pepper, stirring occasionally. Cook for 2 minutes, until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in tomato sauce and 1/3 cup water. Reserve 1 tsp of the taco seasoning mix and add remainder to skillet. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Reduce oven temp to 350° F. Line bottom and sides of a 13x9x2-inch baking dish with tortilla chips. Spoon turkey mixture, beans and salsa evenly over chips. Top with scallions and Monterrey Jack cheese. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes, until heated through and cheese is melted.

    To serve, scatter tomatoes and cilantro over nachos. Serve with salad and lime wedges for squeezing.

    Brief Description

    These nachos turn into a full meal with ground turkey, fresh veggies, and protein-rich beans; serve with a salad.

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    Category:  Main Dish

    Cuisine:  Mexican

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 30 min


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    April 20, 2014

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