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Veggie Nachos


Hello all and welcome back to Food ~Flavor ~ Fun.  A place to find and share some great food ideas that are loaded with flavor and ready to share with family and friends to bring a lot of fun and enjoyment into your life.

Monday night is about starters.  This one is a recipe that you can enjoy even if you’re trying to watch your calories and lose weight.  It’s simple, healthy and has great flavor.  A rare find to have that combination.  Try it yourself and share it with your friends, just like I’m sharing with you.  Enjoy!

Veggie Nachos


  • 1 (15 oz) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (8 oz) can kernel corn, drained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups low fat baked tortilla chips
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup salsa (pick your heat level)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced pitted ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)


Combine the beans, corn, chilies, chili powder and cumin in a medium saucepan.  Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until hot.  Stir in the cheese until melted.  Arrange the tortilla chops on a large plate.  Spoon the bean mixture over the chips, then top with lettuce, tomato, sour cream, salsa and cilantro.  Serve at once.

Categories : Starters

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