B&B Nachos

nachos healthy dinner low carb

A healthy take on a favorite – NACHOS! By substituting bean chips for the regular variety, we significantly increase the protein and decrease the carbs, without losing the delicious.


  • 1 lb grass-fed ground beef
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 5 oz black or white bean chips
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, divided *
  • 1 cup canned pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup spinach, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Salsa, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Season your beef with cumin and paprika. In a medium pan, brown
    the ground beef, crumbling it up as it cooks. Set aside.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spread chips out on the pan. Sprinkle with ½ cup cheese.
    Add cooked beef, beans, and ½ cup tomatoes. Top with remaining ½ cup cheese. Bake in
    the oven 10-15 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  3. Top with remaining tomatoes, spinach, and cilantro. Squeeze lime over the top and
    serve with salsa.


*To make this dish dairy-free, use vegan cheese.