Nachos With A Healthy Secret (you won't believe what it is!)
In my past, unhealthier days, one of my go-to weeknight meals was beef nachos, loaded up with cheese and topped off with some Doritos and a large dose of sour cream. I'm largely blaming that and spaghetti and my warped sense of dieting to the weight I put on around that time.
But all was not lost. I lost the weight but boy do I still get cravings for nachos, so I knew I just had to make them better for me.
Here's what I did. I replaced:
Doritos with my own homemade corn chips.
Sour Cream with 0% Fat Plain Chobani
Full fat beef mince with lean turkey mince (feel free to use lean beef mince, turkey mince is just cheaper and honestly you can't tell it's not beef)
And maybe I hid something extra special in there that nobody ever notices... That's right, I hid zucchini in there. I'm a chronic veggie hider, I can't help it!
-500g lean turkey mince
-1 large brown onion
-1 large zucchini
-1/2 cup tomato pasta sauce or salsa
-2 tbls tomato paste
-1/4 tsp Mexican Chilli spice or equivalent
-1 tsp ground cumin
-cheese for topping (optional)
-2 large wraps/mountain bread
-Spray Oil (I used olive oil)
-Onion or garlic powder
Preheat your oven to 200 degrees celsius.
Prepare the corn chips by lightly spraying the wraps with oil and then sprinkling the paprika, salt and onion/garlic powder on top. Give it another small spritz with oil so it doesn't all fly off if you have a fan forced oven.
Cut the wraps into eighths and put in the oven.
While they're cooking, dice the onion and grate the zucchini.
Then place the turkey mince into a hot frypan with a little oil, cooking until browned.