Super Bowl Sunday Healthy Snack

For many people, the Super Bowl is an all-day couch and snack fest, but if you are watching your weight, this big game can hinder your healthy lifestyle.
To help make your Super Bowl dishes more waist-friendly this year, try out this delicious recipe! 
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes

Ingredients (Serves 4-8)

8 ounces lean ground beef
2 onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup beans {any kind; I used red kidney beans}

for the nachos:

6 oz. tortilla chips {check serving size for amount}
1-1/4 cup (5 oz.) shredded reduced-fat cheese


1 avocado, diced
2 roma tomatoes, cored, seeded, & diced
1 green onion, diced
jalapenos, if desired

Add ground beef, onions, and bell peppers to a large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until ground beef is done. Drain if needed.
Add chili powder, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt, and beans to skillet. Stir well, and cook for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
Arrange half of chips on 2 large or 4 small plates. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the cheese. Top with half of the ground beef mixture. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the cheese. Top with remaining chips. Top with the remaining ground beef mixture, and then sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Microwave for 45-60 seconds until cheese is melted.
Top with desired toppings. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts per 1/4 recipe using 93/7 beef:

482 calories, 20g fat (6.5g saturated), 49.4g carbohydrates, 7.9g fiber, 30g protein

Nutrition Facts per 1/8 recipe using 93/7 beef:

241 calories, 10g fat (3.3g saturated), 24.7g carbohydrates, 3.9g fiber, 15g protein