Classic Nachos

Classic Nachos

These nachos made with freshly baked tortilla chips are a crave-able snack, loaded with diced tomatoes, ripe avocado, pinto beans, jalapeños, and fresh lime juice.

And — of course — cheese!

Add any other fresh veggies you want, like shredded lettuce or cabbage, radishes, or green onions.

3 from 6 votes


These healthier nachos made with freshly baked tortilla chips are going to be your new favorite snack!

Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 231 kcal
Author BODi


  • 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into wedges
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ medium lime
  • 1 dash chili powder
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) (to taste, optional)
  • ½ cup pinto beans, warm
  • 4 oz cheddar, (or jack) cheese, shredded
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • ½ medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ medium jalapeno, seeds and veins discarded, finely chopped
  • ¼ medium avocado, chopped
  • 4 fresh cilantro sprigs, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt


  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Brush both sides of tortillas with oil. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.
  3. Squeeze lime over chips. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt (if desired).
  4. Arrange half of the tortilla chips in a medium baking dish. Layer with half the beans and cheese. Repeat.
  5. Bake chip mixture for 3 to 4 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  6. Top with tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, jalapeno, avocado, cilantro, and yogurt.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 270mg12%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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1 Blue
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