Sweet Potato Nachos recipe

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

    • 3 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), makes 6 cups of rounds
    • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 tsp. chili powder
    • 1 tsp. garlic powder
    • 1 ½ tsp. paprika
    • 1/3 cup black beans, drained, rinsed
    • 1/3 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1/3 cup chopped tomato
    • 1/3 cup chopped avocado

Instructions:

    • Preheat oven to 425°F.
    • Cover the baking pans with foil and coat with nonstick cooking spray.
    • Peel and slice the sweet potatoes thinly (about quarter-inch rounds).
    • In a bowl, toss the rounds with olive oil, chili powder, garlic powder and paprika.
    • Spread evenly on prepared pan (might need two pans).
    • Bake for 10 minutes and use spatula to flip the sweet potato rounds.
    • Bake for another 5-10 minutes or until crisp.
    • Remove the pan from the oven and sprinkle beans and cheese over the sweet potatoes.
    • Return to oven until cheese melts, about 2 minutes.
    • Sprinkle with tomato and avocado.
    • Serve.

Nutritional Information per serving:
Calories: 209
Total Fat: 5.5g
Saturated Fat: 1.7g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Sodium: 194mg
Carbohydrate: 34 g
Protein: 6 g

Source: American Heart Association (www.heart.org)

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