Lean Ground Beef Nachos: A Protein-Packed and Nutritious Snack

Healthier Nachos: Nachos are a classic party food, but they can also be unhealthy. This recipe for healthy nachos shows you how to make a delicious and nutritious version of this favorite dish. It's balanced with protein, fat, carbohydrate and fiber to keep you full, energized and nourished on gameday.

Lean Ground Beef Nachos: A Protein-Packed and Nutritious Snack

Anne Murray, MS, RD
If you want a healthy twist on classic game day nachos, this is the recipe you can make that everyone will love. It's gluten free, protein rich and full of flavor. You can customize this recipe and use any type of lean meat, any kind of cheese or add any of your favorite toppings. It has a great balance of carbohydrate, protein, healthy fat and fiber to keep you full, making your nachos a full meal!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Course Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine American


  • 1 bag Siete Tortilla Chips
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef can sub ground turkey, or tofu scramble.
  • 2 tbsp Taco Seasoning
  • 1 jar Salsa Verde
  • 1/2 c Shredded Cheese
  • 1/4 c Pickled Onions
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 bunch Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Jalapeno


  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Heat a pan to medium high heat and cook ground beef with taco seasoning until brown
  • Add in a jar of salsa to cooked meat mixture and mix together and cook for 5 minutes
  • Remove ground beef from pan
  • Place siete tortilla chips on a baking sheet or cast iron pan
  • Layer with cheese and ground beef
  • Place nachos in the oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted
  • Top with pickled onions, jalapeno, avocado, cilantro and fresh lime
  • Enjoy!



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