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Loaded Nachos

 
Loaded Nachos
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One serving costs about $3.1 One serving costs about $3.1

$3.10 per serving

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

3 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Mexican
spoonacular Score:57%

Spoonacular Score: 57%

 

Loaded Nachos might be just the Mexican recipe you are searching for. For $3.38 per serving, this recipe covers 30% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 3 servings with 539 calories, 38g of protein, and 25g of fat each. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. If you have kosher salt, green onions, paprika, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the kosher salt you could follow this main course with the Low Fat Crumbs Cake (Kosher-Dairy) as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It works well as a hor d'oeuvre. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 61%. This score is solid. Try Loaded Nachos, Loaded Nachos, and Loaded Nachos for similar recipes.

Mexican works really well with Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. One wine you could try is Foley Estate Winery Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir. It has 4.6 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 30 dollars.

Foley Estate Winery Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Aromatics of juicy cherry cola, raspberry sorbet, and faint notes of black pepper awaken your senses. The aromas are accented by flavors of red cranberry, soft oak and vanilla bean with angular tannin and a bright acidity. Notes of toasted graham cracker, sweet cigar, and black tea come through on the finish. This 2014 embodies the classic, yet distinctive attributes for which Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir is known. Pair this wine with rare fillet steak and carpaccio.

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Ingredients

Servings:
8
8  corn tortillas
corn tortillas
0.75 cups
0.75 cups fat-free milk
fat-free milk
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp flour
flour
0.5 cups
0.5 cups shredded smoked gouda cheese
shredded smoked gouda cheese
0.5 cups
0.5 cups green onions
green onions
0.5 lb
0.5 lb ground turkey
ground turkey
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps ground turmeric
ground turmeric
1 tsp
1 tsp kosher salt
kosher salt
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps paprika
paprika
0.5 cups
0.5 cups pickled jalapenos
pickled jalapenos
0.5 cups
0.5 cups shredded cheddar cheese
shredded cheddar cheese
0.5 Tbsps
0.5 Tbsps taco seasoning
taco seasoning
1 cup
1 cup diced tomatoes
diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 tsp
1 tsp vegetable oil
vegetable oil
0.25 cups
0.25 cups water
water
8  corn tortillas
8
corn tortillas
0.75 cups fat-free milk
0.75 cups
fat-free milk
1 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp
flour
0.5 cups shredded smoked gouda cheese
0.5 cups
shredded smoked gouda cheese
0.5 cups green onions
0.5 cups
green onions
0.5 lb ground turkey
0.5 lb
ground turkey
0.25 tsps ground turmeric
0.25 tsps
ground turmeric
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp
kosher salt
0.25 tsps paprika
0.25 tsps
paprika
0.5 cups pickled jalapenos
0.5 cups
pickled jalapenos
0.5 cups shredded cheddar cheese
0.5 cups
shredded cheddar cheese
0.5 Tbsps taco seasoning
0.5 Tbsps
taco seasoning
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 cup
diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 tsp vegetable oil
1 tsp
vegetable oil
0.25 cups water
0.25 cups
water

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
oven
oven
baking sheet
baking sheet
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
whisk
whisk
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pick Fresh Foods

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.14
Ingredient
8 corn tortillas
¾ cups fat-free milk
1 tablespoon flour
½ cups shredded smoked gouda cheese
½ cups green onions
½ pounds ground turkey
¼ teaspoons ground turmeric
¼ teaspoons paprika
½ cups pickled jalapenos
½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Price
$0.74
$0.31
$0.01
$2.20
$0.33
$3.74
$0.03
$0.03
$0.56
$0.61
$0.16
$0.56
$0.12
$0.02
$9.42

Tips

Health Tips

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

  • You can easily make your own taco seasoning at home. Typical ingredients include paprika, chili powder, cumin, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, and of course salt and pepper.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Did you know you can freeze shredded cheese? If you don't finish it up, don't throw it out!

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
529 Calories
38g Protein
24g Total Fat
42g Carbs
19% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
529
26%

Fat
24g
38%

  Saturated Fat
14g
88%

Carbohydrates
42g
14%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
110mg
37%

Sodium
1786mg
78%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
38g
76%

Phosphorus
754mg
75%

Calcium
525mg
53%

Vitamin B6
0.96mg
48%

Vitamin B3
9mg
46%

Selenium
31µg
45%

Vitamin K
43µg
41%

Vitamin A
1863IU
37%

Zinc
4mg
31%

Vitamin B2
0.46mg
27%

Magnesium
107mg
27%

Fiber
6g
26%

Vitamin B12
1µg
23%

Potassium
726mg
21%

Manganese
0.38mg
19%

Vitamin C
13mg
16%

Iron
2mg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.21mg
14%

Vitamin B5
1mg
13%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Folate
49µg
12%

Vitamin D
1µg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
8%

covered percent of daily need

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