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High Protein Sheet Pan Nachos (With Cottage Cheese Queso!)

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cottage cheese nachos with 23g of protein

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We took classic nachos, beefed them up 23g of protein per serving and made this a dish you can eat anytime a craving hits! Between the shredded chicken breast and our special cottage cheese queso sauce, this protein-packed twist to your favorite appetizer is guaranteed to hit the spot!

3 Reasons Why You'll Love This Recipe

  1. It's a high-protein twist on a classic favorite. While nachos might typically be reserved as an appetizer, our High Protein Sheet Pan Nachos have 23g of protein per serving, making them more than just a snack.
  2. You can customize them as you wish. Nachos are one of those dishes where just about anything goes! Add your favorite toppings & make it your own.
  3. Ready in 20 minutes. When you need to get something on the table quick, this crowd-pleasing meal will be on the table in 20 minutes or less!

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cottage cheese nachos with 23g of protein

High Protein Sheet Pan Nachos

We took classic nachos, beefed them up 23g of protein per serving and made this a dish you can eat anytime a craving hits! Between the shredded chicken breast and our special cottage cheese queso sauce, this protein-packed twist to your favorite appetizer is guaranteed to hit the spot!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 336 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Large sheet pan
  • 1 High-speed blender
  • 1 Measuring Cups & Spoons
  • 1 Small Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Small mixing spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bag Tortilla chips ~210g
  • 8 oz. Low-fat cottage cheese I used Good Culture
  • 5 oz. Rotel (undrained) about 1/2 a can
  • 4 oz. Shredded Mexican cheese, divided
  • 6 oz. Cooked, shredded chicken breast
  • 2 tsp Taco seasoning
  • 150 g Plain Greek yogurt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet sheet with parchment paper.
  • Pour tortilla chips onto prepared baking sheet, ensuring they are spread evenly.
  • Using a high-speed blender, blend cottage cheese, 2 oz. shredded mexican cheese, and rotel until fully incorporated (cottage cheese will be creamy, not clumpy).
  • Pour half of the cottage cheese mixture over top of the chips.
  • Layer shredded chicken breast evenly over chips/cheese.
  • Pour remaining cottage cheese mixture over top of chicken/chips.
  • Top with remaining 2 oz. shredded cheese.
  • Place in the oven for ~10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and chips are beginning to brown on the edges.
  • Remove nachos from oven. Mix Greek yogurt and taco seasoning in a small mixing bowl until well combined.
  • Dollop Greek yogurt mixture on top of nachos. Serve immediately!

Notes

Feel free to add any additional toppings of your choice i.e. jalapenos, shredded lettuce, olives, etc.
Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 139gCalories: 336kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 23gFat: 15g
Keyword cottage cheese
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