Nachos with Beans - Mexican Recipe

Nachos with Beans - Mexican Recipe

This Mexican favourite gets a healthy twist with baked tortillas that make crisp nachos. A good blend of colourful vegetables, refried beans and reduced cheese adds to the appeal. The tangy avocado dip lends a burst of fresh flavour to the dish.

Cooking time
25 min
Preparation time
20 min



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  • 6 X 6” corn tortillas
  • 5 ml Saffola oil




  • 5 ml Saffola oil
  • 10 grams garlic
  • 50 grams onion, chopped
  • 100 grams sweet corn
  • 50 grams red bell pepper, chopped 
  • 50 grams green bell peppers, chopped 
  • 1 can be refried beans
  • 10 ml tabasco sauce
  • 100 grams reduced fat cheese
  • 25 grams jalapenos


Avocado Dip


  • 100 grams avocado
  • 15 ml lime juice
  • salt to taste

How to make Nachos with Beans - Mexican

  • Preheat grill to 200 C {upper element only}
  • Take a deep ceramic dish and line the base with half the nachos. Keep aside
  • Heat Saffola oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add the onions and garlic and saute for 2 minutes. Add the refried beans, bell peppers, tabasco sauce and 25 gram of grated cheese
  • Simmer until it heats through. Taste and add salt if required
  • Spread half the refried bean mixture over the chips, scatter 25 grams grated cheese. Top with remaining chips, then remaining refried beans
  • Scatter the remaining cheese over the top. Place dish under hot grill for 5-7 minutes until the cheese melts
  • In the meantime, mash avocado, stir in lime juice. Season with salt if required. Serve hot nachos with tangy avocado dip on top

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Nice recipes.. I came to know from my ca...

Nice recipes.. I came to know from my cardiologist at that oil plays vital role in control over heart attack. I do try this for my heart care..

May 25, 2015

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