Lean Ground Beef Nachos Recipe


Craving a savory, crunchy meal?

Try a nacho recipe that is lean, flavorful, and quick to cook! My homemade version keeps things simple and still tasty as ever.


Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • Lean Ground Beef (10 ounces)
  • Corn Tortilla Chips (2 cups)
  • Grapeseed Oil (1 teaspoon)
  • Red Onion (1/2, finely chopped)
  • Garlic (1 clove, minced)
  • Celery (1 stalk, finely chopped)
  • Chili Powder (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Low-fat Monterey Jack Cheese (1 ounce, grated)
  • Cilantro (1/2 cup, chopped)
  • Avocado (1, peeled and sliced)


  1. Sprinkle oil onto a large nonstick skillet. Heat over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and celery. Cook for 5 minutes and stir often until soft. Add chili powder and garlic, stir to combine.
  3. Add beef and cook for around 5 minutes. Stir often and break up any clumps until meat has browned and cooked thoroughly.
  4. Lay chips on two plates and top with the beef.
  5. Add avocado, cilantro and cheese on top!


Sharareh Drury is an award-winning journalist in Chicago. She's a foodie and traveller, loves to tell stories, and is always hungry for adventure and a flavorful dish to go with it.

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