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

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Tired of Meat Nachos? My Unbeatable Best Nachos Recipe -Yes, Healthy Crab Nachos!

The best nachos recipe ever is my healthy Crab Nachos and yes, I turned this #1 bar food into a healthy easy recipe!  Who doesn’t like nachos and who doesn’t like delicious crab appetizer recipes?  I put them together for my recipe for nachos topped with southwestern seasoned crabmeat and baked with cheese for an unbeatable crab nacho recipe from my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook. I couldn’t wait to share my easy seafood healthy nachos recipe with everyone on my healthy food blog.  You’ll also love my delectable easy nacho recipes because who has time to be in the kitchen?

Easy Nachos Recipes Can Be Healthy Nachos Recipes If You Cook With Me!

Every time I make this baked nachos recipe 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.

You might think healthy nachos recipes don’t exist but that’s my expertise.  With a few tweaks of reduced-fat cheese, simple seasonings and baked chips, my Easy Crab Nachos from my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook quickly become a easy nachos recipe favorite! You can also use whatever seafood you want to change it up a bit.

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

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! Looking for more healthy Super Bowl recipes? Make ahead the filling and refrigerate until ready to pop in the oven to bring out hot, incredible seafood southwestern nachos!

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

Easy Cajun Recipes That Are Even Healthy Like My Amazing Crab Nacho Recipe

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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, including junk food. OK, I love nachos! You’ll see my best nachos recipe are these outstanding Crab Nachos. It’s one of the best crab appetizer recipes in my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook. A trim and terrific healthy nachos recipe!

In this cookbook, I focus on giving you your favorite healthy Cajun recipes. All from my Louisiana kitchen and recipes include nutritional information.



Good For You Junk Food With Easy Dips Like My Easy Nacho Recipes

If you’re looking up this recipe, you are a fan of dips and chips!  Of course, nachos top your list of favorite bar or junk food.  Or, at least they top my list but I can help you out with lots of healthy dip recipes like my popular Taco Dip which makes a perfect game watching recipe. How can I leave out my Chili Con Queso Recipe Gluten-Free Queso Dip without Velveeta!   My Super Avocado Dip will also win you over for a cold dip recipe.  Whatever you’re preparing I hope you make it trim and terrific!

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Can You Use Different Types of Crab for Your Crab Appetizer Recipes?

I create recipes for wherever you live so I have some crab recipe suggestions. We are so fortunate in Louisiana with all the available fresh seafood.  Our seafood is the best so of course I have incredible crab appetizer recipes!  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.  You have come to the right place for the best of healthy Cajun recipes?

Easy Nacho Recipes: Sometimes I Use My Cuisinart or I Use Hand Graters or I Buy Grated Cheese!

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Have you ever used a rotary grater before? If you’re going to grate your own cheese, I LOVE the way it shreds cheese it so you must check it out. However, I admit I usually buy pre-shredded reduced-fat cheese.  There are times I go to the old fashioned way and pull out my rotary grater. This rotary grater is simple to use and shreds the best cheese, seriously! When I am shredded lots of cheese, I always pull out my Cuisinart.

Everyone needs to keep a grater on hand and there are different types of rotary cheese graters but I recommend any of them.  

My Crawfish Nachos Recipe Makes Another  Best Nachos Recipe

I was playing around easy nacho recipes for best nachos recipe for crawfish nachos as good as my healthy crab nachosone day and had some crawfish tails so I decided why not use them in my crab nachos recipe.  Talk about good! Honestly, using the same filling it makes the best crawfish easy nachos recipe, have fun with it!

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. A little different than the traditional nacho recipe, but I think it is even better!

Enjoy Our Healthy Cajun Recipes Like My Easy Nachos Recipes Wherever You Live!

If you’re a fan of Cajun, Louisiana or southern food, you’ll love my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook because it includes this crab nacho recipe and all your favorite healthy Cajun recipes.  If you are a Louisiana crawfish fan, then, of course, I have healthy crawfish recipes on my healthy food blog too! My Easy Crawfish Etouffee is one of the most popular easy crawfish etouffee recipes on Google–how about that! I love showing you that you can have healthy Louisiana recipes for all your classics!

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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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