Recipe: The Ultimate High-Protein Nachos Recipe To Support Your Goals!
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Recipe: The Ultimate High-Protein Nachos Recipe To Support Your Goals!

clock-circular-outlinePosted 3 Jan 2023

The importance of adequate protein in our diet has been well-documented, but that doesn't mean our meals need to be bland or boring.

Using creative ways to make much-loved cuisines and dishes with a healthy, high-protein spin is a great way to keep us on track with our individual dietary requirements and training goals.

And let's face it; nachos are certainly a much-loved food.

High Protein Nachos

We've put together this delicious, easy-to-make high-protein nachos recipe that is a must-try!

Packed with 46g of high-quality protein and plenty of nutrients to help boost your body's recovery after a tough training session.

Dish it up straight out of the oven, or separate it into meal prep containers for the ultimate high-protein meal on the go.

Looking for meal prep ideas? Here are more of our delicious high-protein recipes:

How To Make High-Protein Nachos

Now to the good part.

This recipe creates four delicious servings of high-protein nachos, enough for dinner with the family, or levelling up your meal prep.

Scroll down for the ingredients and method - so you can try them yourself!

Want the macros? Head to the bottom of this page for the nutritional information.

Here's what you'll need:

  • high-protein wraps

  • chicken breasts

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1 can tomatoes

  • 1 tbsp Mexican seasoning

Other Toppings

  • 1 cup shredded low-fat cheese

  • 1/2 cup chopped cherry tomatoes • 1/4 cup chopped red onion

  • 1/2 cup canned corn

  • 1/2 cup canned black beans

  • 1/8 cup chopped jalapeños

  • avocado, cubed

  • Fresh coriander

For the homemade ‘Sour Cream’

  • 1 cup non-fat Greek yoghurt

  • 1 tbsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 1 tsp olive oil

METHOD
  1. Add the chicken broth, chicken breast, tomatoes, and seasonings to a slow cooker. Seal and set it to pressure cook for eight minutes, or on low overnight. Shred with a fork.

  2. Cut wraps with scissors into triangle shapes. Spray with oil and either airfry at 180C/360F for 8 minutes, or line a baking tray with baking paper and evenly lay out the chips and bake at 175C/350F for 10 minutes. Cut up all your toppings and set aside.

  3. Cover your chips evenly with your shredded cheese. Then sprinkle all of your toppings, including the shredded chicken — except for the avocado — evenly across your chips. Bake for 10 minutes or until your cheese is nice and melted.

  4. Mix together your "sour cream” in a small bowl.

  5. Remove the nachos from the oven and evenly distribute your avocado

    chunks, sprinkle on a little more cilantro, drizzle your "sour cream" mixture across the entire tray, and serve. To meal prep, add all toppings and chicken in a container and the chips in a separate container.

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Give this recipe a try, and let us know what you think.

What's your go-to meal prep? Let us know in the comments below...

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Recipe by @amyleeactive.

Chris BeckBy Chris Beck