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Potato Nachos

Potato Nachos

3 Ratings
3 Ratings
Recipe Image
potato nachos on a platter
Makes: 5 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

How can you make nachos better? Combine them with potatoes! Change up your toppings or trying new seasonings when cooking the ground turkey. 

Ingredients

  • 6 small red potatoes, skins on (1 pound)
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil or cooking spray
  • 8 ounces lean ground turkey (15% fat or less)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 3/4 cup peeled and diced cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 cup salsa

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Slice potatoes into small circles about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Lightly coat the potato slices with oil (or spray for 3 seconds with cooking spray).
  4. Arrange slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake in the oven at 450 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes, depending on desired darkness.
  5. Meanwhile, add ground turkey and chili powder to a skillet. Cook, stirring over medium heat (300 degrees F in an electric skillet) for 8 to10 minutes or until turkey browns.
  6. Remove potatoes from the oven.
  7. Transfer baked potatoes to an oven-safe dish. Top with turkey and sprinkle with cheese. Put back in the oven to melt the cheese, about 2 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and top with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cilantro and salsa.

Notes

Try other toppings, such as guacamole or reduced-fat sour cream or plain yogurt.

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Source:

Food Hero
Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 302
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Sodium 294 mg
Carbohydrates 39 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 157 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 1157 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 302
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 6 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 39 mg
Carbohydrates 39 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 157 mg
Potassium 1157 mg
Sodium 294 mg
Copper 340 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 71 mg
Phosphorus 288 mg
Selenium 14 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 76 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.8 mg
Vitamin B12 0.7 mg
Vitamin C 50 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 25 mcg
Folate 58 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 56 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 2 cups
Protein Foods 1 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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