Black Bean Nachos

Nachos get a healthy plant-based boost with nutritious black beans, which are sauteed with Tabasco sauce for a little heat and honey for a little sweet. This crowd-pleasing recipe comes together in no time and can be customized with your favorite toppings. This recipe comes to us from Golden Blossom Honey.

Serves 6

  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (15 ounce can) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 (8 1/2 ounce) bag tortilla chips
  • 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 4 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 475°.


Saute onion and garlic for 5 minutes in olive oil over medium heat. Reduce heat. Add black beans and Tabasco sauce. Stir in honey. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.

In a medium bowl, mix together tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, and scallions.

Place tortilla chips evenly on baking sheet. Place black bean mixture over chips, followed by tomato mixture and grated cheeses. Bake for about 5 minutes, until cheese melts.

Top with avocado slices, cilantro and sour cream.

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Nutrition Information

Black Bean Nachos

Servings per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories:  575

Calories from Fat:  315

Total Fat:  35g

Saturated Fat:  15g

Cholesterol:  57mg

Sodium:  488mg

Potassium:  476mg

Carbohydrates:  49g

Dietary Fiber:  10g

Protein:  18g

Sugars:  5g

Vitamin A:  18%

Vitamin C:  19%

Calcium:  39%

Iron:  12%

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