Easy Bean Chicken Nachos
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4-6
 
These Easy Bean Chicken Nachos are a great way to make the family happy with going back to school. You don't have to tell them there is a whole lot of nutrition in this recipe just a lot of deliciousness.
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • 1 (19 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed or equal in dried beans, rehydrated
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. ancho chili powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 200 gms. cooked shredded chicken
  • 12 oz. tortilla chips
  • 10 oz. Monterey Jalapeno cheese, grated
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • Salsa, sour cream and pickled jalapenos for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. In a large skillet heat the oil on medium heat and saute the onion until translucent. Add in the beans, cumin, ancho chii powder, salt, pepper and chicken. Stir to combine and then remove from heat.
  2. On a broiler pan, or sided cookie sheet add half the tortilla chips. Top with half the bean/chicken mixture and half the cheese. Repeat the layers.
  3. Bake for 18-20 min. or until the cheese is melted and starting to brown. Remove from oven and top with avocado, salsa, sour cream and jalapenos.
Recipe by Noshing With the Nolands at https://noshingwiththenolands.com/easy-bean-chicken-nachos/