Healthy Appetizer Recipe
Ground Turkey and Salsa
This appetizer recipe is perfect for when you are in the mood
Mexican flavors. Using ground turkey instead of beef, this traditional
snack takes on a healthier look.
flavors from the salsa, green chiles and onions will really wake up
This one is higher in fats, calories and points than many of the other
appetizer recipes so be sure to save your points and calories to
indulge in this snack for your next party.
If you want to save on some calories and carbohydrates, skip the
tortilla chips and sprinkle a few tortilla strips (for crunch) on top
of the meat mixture. Or skip the chips all together and really reduce
the carbs in this snack recipe.
Ground Turkey and Salsa Nachos
This appetizer recipe
serving size is large enough to make it a meal. With crunchy low fat
tortilla topped with ground turkey and cheese makes a snack or
appetizer for when the gang unexpectedly drops over.
You can use mild or hot
salsa depending on your taste. If you really want to spice u this
appetizer recipe, try adding some jalapeno peppers....but have some
water handy as this will really fire up the taste.
Appetizer, Main Dish, Meats, Side Dish
Degree of Difficulty
- 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey
- 1 cup Ortega®
Salsa Prima Homestyle Mild
- 1 (4-oz.) Can
Ortega® Diced Green Chiles
- 1/3 cup Green
- 4 cups Low Fat
- 1 cup Reduced fat Mexican Blend
- Combine ground turkey, salsa,
chiles and green onions in medium skillet; cook for 5 minutes over
medium heat until hot.
- Cook until meat is
browned and flavors are blended together.
- Place corn chips
on dinner plates. Scoop style chips work the best but just look for the
whole wheat kind.
- Fill chips (or top
chips) with meat mixture and cheese.
- Optional: To melt the cheese,
place in the microwave for about 15 - 30 seconds.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Time: 15 minutes
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is
noted in the header section below.
The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings: 8
| Sat Fat
Weight Watchers Points
Orig. WW Pts: 12
Points Plus: 15
nachos with lots of tomatoes, lettuce and onions to give it even more
provided by Ortega
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a simple yet tasty appetizer you can quickly throw together.The kids
can even help prepare this by alternating cheeses and fruits on the
skewers. Throw some veggies into the mix for even more healthy goodness.
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