Nachos for breakfast? This dietitian says sure in the event that they’re full of beans and veggies! The inspiration got here from – what else? – my endless provide of summer season squash via my weekly CSA share and this month’s Recipe ReDux theme:
Rise and Shine with a Savory Breakfast: The pattern of protein-packed breakfasts is catching on…and back-to-school time is looming. This month, present us new wholesome takes on consuming savory or dinner-inspired dishes for breakfast.
I’ve made Egg Mushroom Kale Breakfast Burritos and Mexican Avenue Corn Breakfast Tostadas so I figured why not a model of breakfast nachos? Granted, this isn’t a fast morning meal you possibly can seize and go however should you prep the toppings the day earlier than it solely takes about 5 minutes to rearrange and some extra minutes to zap beneath the broiler. And bonus: you can also make particular person servings and save the toppings for an additional meal.
One serving of those breakfast nachos supplies:
16 grams of protein
12 grams fiber
24% of your every day calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc wants
Nachos for breakfast? This dietitian says sure in the event that they’re full of beans and veggies!
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 garlic clove, minced
5 cups diced yellow squash or zucchini (about 2 medium sized)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 (15 ounce) cans decrease sodium mild kidney beans or cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 of a 14.5 ounce bag of tortilla chips
4 ounces Pepper Jack cheese
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 avocado, pitted and diced
1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives
Chopped recent cilantro for garnish
Place a big skillet over medium warmth and add 1 tablespoon oil.
Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add squash, pepper and salt. Saute for about 10 -12 minutes or till squash has softened, stirring often. Take away from pan and put aside.
Mash beans with a fork in a bowl. Stir in cumin.
Put skillet again onto range and add remaining oil. Add beans and heat till heated via (2 – 3 minutes), stirring just a few occasions. Take away from range.
To assemble nachos, unfold out tortilla chips on a baking sheet with a lip. Unfold cooked squash and warmed bean mash on high. Sprinkle with cheese and warmth beneath broiler till melted (about 1 1/2 – 2 minutes.) Keep watch over your broiler so that you don’t burn them.
Take away and slide nachos off onto a serving platter. High with tomatoes, avocado, olives and cilantro. Serve instantly.