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Not So Naughty Nachos

Nachos are the perfect mix of crunchy, gooey and saucy, flawlessly complementing the flavor of every bite. If you are a nachos fan, this healthy version of the family favourite is for you!

  • 2 Pieces Wholemeal Mountain Bread (50g)
  • 1g Olive Oil Spray
  • 1/2 Onion (73g), finely chopped
  • 1 Celery Stalk (55g), finely chopped
  • 1 Cloves Garlic (3g), crushed
  • 1/2 Teaspoons Chilli Powder (1g)
  • 300g Lean Beef Mince
  • 80g Canned Lentils, rinsed & drained
  • 1/2 X 400g cans Diced Tomato (200g)
  • 1 Tomato (167g), chopped
  • 80g Avocado, chopped
  • 1/4 Cups Fresh Coriander (4g)
  • 1 Tablespoons Extra Light Sour Cream (20g)
  • 1 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese (7g), finely grated


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Cut bread into triangles and place onto a baking tray. Bake for 5 minutes or until crisp and lightly golden.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly spray a frying pan with olive oil and heat over medium heat. Add onion and celery. Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and chilli powder and cook, stirring, for seconds.
  3. Add beef mince and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, for 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in lentils and canned tomatoes. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 8 minutes or until liquid has reduced and thickened.
  4. Combine fresh tomato, avocado and coriander in a bowl.
  5. To assemble, arrange mountain bread crisps on plates and top with beef mixture, salsa and sour cream. Sprinkle with parmesan to serve.

Coaching Zone Tips

  • Think ahead and make extra beef mixture – you could store it in the freezer or reheat it for lunch the next day and enjoy with a side salad.
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