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Nachos are a favorite in my home. We usually make nachos whenever we have grilled meat or shredded chicken leftovers. This recipe is made with ground turkey making these nachos simple to make any day of the week. The best part is they only take 20 minutes to make and I guarantee your family will love them.

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Ground Turkey Nachos

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This recipe is made with ground turkey making these nachos simple to make any day of the week. The best part is they only take 20 minutes to make and I guarantee your family will love them.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon Lawry’s garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lawry’s seasoned salt
  • corn tortilla chips
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, , drained and rinsed
  • 2 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese

Topping Options:

  • cilantro leaves
  • crema Mexicana or sour cream
  • salsa

Instructions 

Ground Turkey:

  • In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and bell peppers and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Add ground turkey and brown. Mash meat so you have small pieces of meat.
  • Add garlic salt, seasoned salt, and cook over low heat for about 8 to 10 minutes.

Nachos:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place your tortilla chips across the bottom of a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Spoon turkey mixture, beans, tomatoes, and jalapeños evenly over chips. Top with pepper jack cheese.
  • Repeat to build another layer.
  • Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbling and veggies are warm, about 15 minutes for a single layer or 20 minutes for multiple layers.
  • To serve, scatter cilantro over nachos.

Notes

  • You can use ground chicken or ground beef instead of the turkey in this recipe. 
Calories: 390kcal, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 41g, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 113mg, Sodium: 1527mg, Potassium: 540mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 1380IU, Vitamin C: 38mg, Calcium: 433mg, Iron: 1mg

A special thanks to Lawry’s for sponsoring this blog post. Opinions are my own.