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Microwave Cheesy Chicken Nachos

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Microwave Cheesy Chicken Nachos
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4
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No time to sit and let nachos bake? No problem. These flavor-packed nachos are made in the microwave and every bit as good as the ones from the oven. Promise.

Ingredients

4
cups tortilla chips
1
package (8 oz) shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 cups)
1
cup shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce (from 10-oz can)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
Nacho toppings, as desired (shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, sliced ripe olives, chopped fresh cilantro leaves, sour cream and/or salsa)

Directions

  • 1 On large microwavable plate, arrange tortilla chips in single layer. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix chicken and enchilada sauce. Spread evenly over cheese layer. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the cheese. Top with green chiles. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is heated through and cheese is melted. Top with nacho toppings.
Tips  

Make it your own! Use other shredded meats, like pork tenderloin or pot roast in place of the chicken.

Top with fried eggs, cooked sausage and salsa for an easy riff on huevos rancheros.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
240
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
(
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
,
Trans Fat
1/2g
)
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
25g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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