Baked Potato Nachos

  • Yield 4 servings

Instead of chips, use potato wedges in these hearty, healthy nachos.

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United States Potato Board

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning blend
1 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese
1/4 cup rinsed and drained canned black beans
1/4 cup diced tomatoes
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1/4 cup sliced green onions
3 tablespoons canned diced green chiles
-- Salsa, guacamole and light sour cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. 
  2. Scrub potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges. Place potatoes into a medium size bowl with the oil, garlic salt and Mexican seasoning. Stir well to coat potatoes with oil and seasonings. 
  3. Transfer to a large baking sheet and spread into a single layer. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring several times, until crisp and golden brown. Top with cheese, beans, tomatoes, olives, onions and chiles. Bake 5 minutes more to melt cheese. Serve with salsa, guacamole and sour cream.

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