Michael's Wonderful Nachos Grande

"My husband, Michael, works magic with light food. I come home from work every night, and he has our dinner ready. This is one of his best recipes." -CL Reader

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 wedge and 1/4 cup salsa)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 428
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 7.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Carbohydrate: 54.8g
  • Fiber: 8.3g
  • Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 839mg
  • Calcium: 190mg


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans turkey chili with beans
  • 1 (1.25-ounce) package reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 6 ounces fat-free baked tortilla chips (about 6 cups)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups bottled salsa


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cook the turkey, onion, and water in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Add chili and taco seasoning; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until heated thoroughly.
  3. Line a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with chips. Spoon turkey mixture over chips; top with cheese. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Sprinkle with chopped jalapeño, and cut into 6 wedges; serve with salsa.
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