Ranch Hand Nachos
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
These nachos are hearty enough to fill up a ranch hand; but they're good for you too!

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  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
Category: Appetizers, Dips & Salsa
Serves: 5
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, White, Green

Ingredients

1 lb. small red bliss potatoes, skins on
3 seconds cooking oil spray
8 oz. extra lean ground turkey breast
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
2/3 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded
1 medium tomato, diced
3/4 cup cucumber, peeled and diced
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
3/4 cup salsa, mild

Directions

Slice potatoes into small circles. Coat them with cooking oil spray for 3 seconds. Bake in the oven at 450°F for 25-30 minutes, depending on desired darkness. Brown ground turkey breast with chili powder in pan over MEDIUM heat for 8-10 minutes. Remove potatoes from the oven and turn off. Place the potatoes on a small oven safe platter or long dish. Top with cheese and turkey, put back in the oven to melt, about 2 minutes. Remove from oven and top with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cilantro, and salsa.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of vitamin A, potassium and fiber.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    178
  • Carbohydrates:    22g
  • Total Fat:    2.8g
  • Cholesterol:    21mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.7g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    14%
  • Sodium:    441 mg
  • Protein:    18g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation by Chef Mark Goodwin, CEC, CNC. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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