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Recipe: southwest beef nachos

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Southwest beef nachos serving suggestion

southwest beef nachos


  • 1 pound cooked beef pot roast or brisket
  • 1 package (20 to 24 oz) frozen waffle fries
  • 1 can (16 oz) baked beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 green onion, chopped


Prepare waffle fries according to package directions. Shred beef pot roast with two forks.

Meanwhile, combine beef and barbecue sauce in a medium saucepan. Heat beef mixture over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is heated through, stirring occasionally.

Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Top waffle fries with beef mixture, beans and cheese. Bake in 350°F oven 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is heated through and cheese is melted.

Top mixture with sour cream and sprinkle with green onions.

Suggestions: Serve with a favorite salsa

Nutrition information per serving: 1/10 of recipe, using beef brisket: 303 calories; 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 38 mg cholesterol; 661 mg sodium; 29 g carbohydrate; 3.6 g fiber; 22 g protein; 2.3 mg niacin; 0.2 mg vitamin B6; 1.2 mcg vitamin B12; 2.1 mg iron; 16.0 mcg selenium; 3.7 mg zinc; 60.2 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber.

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