Best Nachos Recipe – Ever Tried My Incredible Crab Appetizer Nachos?

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Tired of Meat Nachos? Here’s My Best Nachos Recipe -Yes, Healthy Crab Nachos!

Best nachos recipe ever is my healthy Crab Nachos and yes, it’s even an healthy easy recipe!  If you’re looking for delicious crab appetizer recipes, this crab nacho recipe will win you over so I definitely wanted them on my healthy food blog.  Every time I make these baked nachos I have to sneak a few before I set them out because they will be all polished off before I know it! Tortilla chips baked with a splendid southwestern-seasoned crab mixture and smothered with cheese is quick to prepare and quicker to disappear. Crab Nachos from my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook is packed with Louisiana Cajun recipes. Superbowl party or just a Friday night game night with friend, set these melt in your mouth healthy crab nachos out and you will be the hostess with the mostest!

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Who would think my best nachos recipe could be healthy crab nachos? I happen to love crabmeat and always looking for crab appetizer recipes. I know I’m about eating healthy but I also don’t think you have to give up your favorites. Ok, I love nachos! My best nachos recipe are these outstanding Crab Nachos. I think this is truly one of the best crab appetizer recipes. It is also trim and terrific so these nachos are better for you!

By using reduced-fat ingredients and baked tortilla chips, you get a wonderful crab southwestern topping for a baked nachos recipe. Who doesn’t love nachos? Especially seafood nachos that are easy to make! I have the best healthy Cajun recipes.

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Crab Appetizer Recipes Can Use Available Crabmeat Wherever You Live

We are so fortunate in Louisiana with all the fresh seafood.  Our seafood is the best !  We have fresh fish, Louisiana crawfish, crabmeat and oysters to create delectable seafood recipes.  If you don’t have fresh crabmeat available, my second choice is the pasteurized crabmeat you find in a can.  Of course, you can always use snow crab, king crab or imitation crabmeat for this crab nachos recipe.  With the incredible southwestern crab mixture smothered with melted cheese, you will still have the best healthy crab nachos recipe! I have even used crawfish.  And, if you’re looking for healthy Cajun recipes?

Crab Nachos from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Gulf Coast Favorites

Makes 3 dozen nachos

6 dozen baked tortilla flour chips
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pound lump, white, or canned crabmeat, picked through for shells
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups shredded, reduced-fat, sharp cheddar or Mexican-blend cheese

1.  Preheat oven to broil. Arrange tortilla chips in single layer on baking sheet.
2.  In bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, green onions, green chilies, cumin. Fold in crabmeat, salt and pepper to taste.
3.  Divide mixture on chips. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Bake 6-8 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 57, Calories from fat (%) 29, Fat (g) 2, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 14, Sodium (mg) 143, Carbohydrate (g) 5, Dietary Fiber (g) 0, Sugars (g) 0, Protein (g) 5, Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat

For My Best Nachos Recipe:

Grate Cheese: Sometimes I Use My Cuisinart, Other Times I Use Graters and Sometimes I Buy Grated!

Here’s some good graters I recommend!

 Cuisinart Boxed Grater Kuuk Drum Grater for Cheese ZYLISS Rotary Cheese Grater Cheese-Grater- Rubber Handle

Do You Love Our Healthy Cajun Recipes?

If you’re a fan of Cajun, Louisiana or southern food, you’ll love my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook as it includes this crab nacho recipe and all your favorite healthy Cajun recipes. Are you a Louisiana crawfish fan? Of course, I have healthy crawfish recipes on my healthy food blog too! My Easy Crawfish Etouffee is one of the most popular crawfish etouffee recipes on Google–how about that!  And, everyone’s craving my Crawfish Nachos recipe! Now, you get to decide which is the best nachos recipe–with crab or crawfish.  Or, what about a seafood combination and include both! Either way, you’ll love the creaminess and southwestern flavors in this recipe.  It is a little different than the traditional nacho recipe, but I think it is even better!

My Crawfish Nachos Recipe

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I am a fan of these mixing bowls and I selected several different brands for you.  Why is it more fun to cook with colorful bowls and cookware? These are a must have in your kitchen!

 KUKPO Mixing Bowls – 3 piece set Includes 1.8 Qt, 3.6 Qt, 6.5 Qt, OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set, Cuisinart CTG-00-3MBM Set of 3 BPA-free Mixing Bowls Farberware Classic Plastic Mixing Bowls, Assorted, Set of 3 Gourmet Home Products 6 Piece Nested Polypropylene Mixing Bowl Set, Mixing Bowl Set, with Measurement and Spout,Colander, Sieve and Measuring Cups Good Cook 3-Piece Plastic Mixing Bowl Set OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowl Set,

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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