High-Protein Turkey Nachos

High-Protein Turkey Nachos

Maybe you're entertaining some guests...

Maybe you have some picky eaters who like unhealthy foods like donuts and pizza...

Maybe you want a recipe that feels like a cheat meal, but really isn't...

Whatever your reason is, these high-protein turkey nachos will certainly do the trick! Nachos have been an obsession of mine lately, but the classic chips and cheese nachos are not the most goal-friendly.

With 20 grams of protein per serving, these turkey nachos will definitely be your new favorite.

High-Protein Turkey Nachos

Servings: 6 (1 Serving = 1/6 of the Nachos)
Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes


6 Ounces Corn Tortilla Chips
8 Ounces Lean Ground Turkey
1 Cup Canned Pinto Beans, Drained and Rinsed
2 Tablespoons Taco Seasoning
2 Cups Reduced Fat Shredded Cheese
1 Cup Fresh Tomatoes, Chopped
1 Green Onion, Sliced
Cooking Spray


For this recipe, you'll need:

• Baking sheet pan (8x8x2 or 11x7x2 works great)
• Medium skillet pan
• Conventional oven
• Stovetop

1. Preheat the oven to 425℉.

2. Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray and spread out the tortilla chips evenly.

3. Heat a medium-sized skillet over medium heat. Add the ground turkey and cook until browned.

4. Add the beans and taco seasoning to the skillet, then stir until fully combined with the turkey.

5. Spread the meat and bean mixture over the chips evenly and sprinkle the cheese on top.

6. Place the nachos in oven for about 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

7. Remove the nachos from the oven and top them with the green onions and tomatoes. Feel free to add other garnishes of your choice like jalapeños, avocado, cilantro, or whatever else you like!

8. Let the nachos cool for a couple minutes before enjoying!


Calories: 264
Protein: 20g
Carbs: 23g
Fat: 11g
Fiber: 4g


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