Quest Chips Nachos

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High protein chips are cool and all, but the real start of the show in this nachos recipe is the beef and homemade taco seasoning. You’ll want to make this healthier taco meat in bulk to use for more than just nachos. Baked taquitos, tacos, enchiladas, empanadas—this meat is my go-to filling. 

The only recipe note worth mentioning here would be that Quest chips don’t handle heat very well.

So be sure to pop your nachos in the oven just long enough to melt the cheese and not any longer.

Quest Chips Nachos

Quest Chips Nachos

Yield: 1 Skillet
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Finding yourself stuck on a ​Taco Tuesday without taco seasoning? Have no fear. Use this little mix to make fire taco meat for some nachos.

Ingredients

Taco Seasoning

  • 2 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Black or Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 C (60g) Tomato Paste
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Lime Juice - that’s about 1 medium lime

Nachos

  • 1lb 96/4 Ground Beef
  • 4 Bags of Quest Tortilla Chips
  • 112g (1 Cup) Shredded Colby Jack Cheese

Instructions

  1. Mix up your seasoning.
  2. Cook your ground beef (or any choice of meat) with the seasoning, then add lime juice and tomato paste once the meat is fully cooked to take it to the next level.
  3. Put the Quest chips in a 12" skillet, top with your meat & cheese, then broil for 3 minutes to melt the cheese.
  4. Top with a dollop of Greek yogurt before serving and dig in!
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Servings Serving Size 1/4 of Skillet
Amount Per Serving Calories 355Total Fat 16gCarbohydrates 9gProtein 45g

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