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Veggie Packed Nachos

Give nachos a nutritious boost by packing on the veggies.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 15 ounce can Bushs' Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 2 1/2 quarts water divided
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 medium brunch broccoli broken into small florets
  • 1 medium head cauliflower broken into small florets
  • 8 ounces bite sized tortilla chips
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat mild cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 2.25 ounce can sliced black olives, drained


  1. In a skillet, cook ground turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add kidney beans and warm through. Add 3/4 cup water and taco seasoning. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring remaining water to a boil. Add broccoli and cauliflower. Cook for 2 minutes; drain.
  3. Place chips in a shallow, ovenproof dish. Top with turkey and bean mixture, broccoli and cauliflower. In a bowl, combine shredded cheese and red peppers. Sprinkle over vegetables. Top with olives.
  4. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until heated through.