This Plantain Nachos Recipe replaces tortilla chips with crunchy, salty plantain chips. This recipe is a healthy, Whole 30 and Paleo approved appetizer. While it is a healthy alternative to traditional nachos, these Plantain Nachos don't skimp on flavor and still remain a crowd pleaser.
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Plantain Nachos Recipe

In this recipe, I make a homemade gluten-free taco meat to create a healthy, Whole 30 and Paleo Nachos. While it is a healthy alternative to traditional nachos, these Plantain Nachos don't skimp on flavor and still remain a crowd pleaser.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Paleo, Whole 30
Keyword gluten free taco meat, plantain chips, plantain nachos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 297kcal
Author Katie Crenshaw, A Fork's Tale

Ingredients

  • 4 plantains
  • 2 tbs coconut oil melted
  • salt to taste
  • 1 lb ground lean hamburger meat
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • top with:
  • GOOD FOODS Tableside Chunky Guacamole chopped tomatoes, fresh jalapeƱos, green onions, fresh salsa

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Cut off both ends of the plantain. With the tip of a knife, make shallow slits lengthwise along the center of the plantain skin. Use your fingers to pry off the strips.
  • With a mandolin slicer on its thinnest setting, slice the plantains into chips.
  • Toss chips in a large bowl with the melted coconut oil. Salt to preference.
  • Spread on 2 baking sheets and bake for 40 minutes or desired crispiness.
  • Meanwhile, crumble ground beef on non-stick skillet and cook over medium heat until all pink is gone. Drain any excess fat.
  • Add chili, cumin, onion powder, smoked paprika, garlic, tomato paste, and apple cider vinegar to ground beef and stir. Cook until well done and all liquid is absorbed.
  • Top plantain chips with ground beef and add the remaining toppings.

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Nutrition

Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 906mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 38.4% | Vitamin C: 27.1% | Calcium: 1.8% | Iron: 16.9%