Treat Yourself! Cheesy Black Bean Nachos!

Treat Yourself! Cheesy Black Bean Nachos!

Need a weekend break from your diet routine?

We have some great news for you: occasional treat meals are also an important part of a healthy lifestyle! They can boost your metabolism, make sticking to your diet easier and what's the best - they are fun and exciting!

Need ideas? Try these quick and easy nachos with cheddar cheese, black beans, tomato salsa and a pile of yummy veggies. 

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YOU WILL NEED:

150g tortilla chips

1 cup black beans (canned)

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

1 cup chunky tomato salsa with herbs (canned or bottled)

chopped veggies: avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onion

handful ciliantro

one small jalapeno (optional)

juice of half lime

salt and pepper to taste

HOW TO MAKE IT:

1. Preheat oven to 365F/185C. Mix black beans with half cup of tomato salsa.

2. Evenly spread half of tortilla chips on a baking tray, top with half of the beans and half cup of grated cheese. Then comes the second layer -  the remaining chips with the rest of black beans and cheese on top.

3. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until all the cheese is melted. Top with chopped veggies - avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and sliced jalapeno. Season with salt, pepper and lime juice. Serve with the reamining half cup of tomato salsa. You can also choose to add some extra sour cream.

Share with someone you love and enjoy!

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