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Nachos with Ground Turkey & Cheese

Turn this long time favorite into a healthier treat with whole wheat tortillas, ground turkey, and low-fat cheese.



  • 12 ounces ground turkey

  • 1/2 teaspoon, rounded chili powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat, sauce

  • 4 each whole wheat tortilla, 10"



  1. Brown ground turkey, add all spices

  2. Heat cheese sauce

  3. Cut tortillas into triangles and deep-fry

  4. Pour cheese sauce and cooked ground turkey over cut-up tortillas


Nutrition Information

  • Serves: 4

  • Calories: 293

  • Fat: 11 gm (32.% calories from fat)

  • Protein: 22 gm

  • Carbohydrate: 27 gm

  • Dietary Fiber: 2 gm

  • Cholesterol: 70 mg

  • Sodium: 551 mg


This information has been approved by Clinical Nutrition Services (November 2011). For specific diet information tailored to your needs, we recommend you consult with one of our registered dietitians.

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