Healthy Meals

High Protein Vegan Recipe | Loaded Vegan Nachos

Do you long for delicious nachos but worry about the fat and calories? Us too – we got you. Say hello to our healthy vegan recipe, loaded vegan nachos.

By making your own nachos and swapping out a few of the calorific ingredients for our own delicious options, you can enjoy your favourite crunchy nachos without skimping on flavour.

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Ingredients For Our High Protein Vegan Recipe

For the nachos:

  • 2 wholemeal tortillas
  • Mexican seasoning
  • 100g dairy-free yoghurt

Optional toppings:

  • ½ tin black beans
  • Fresh guacamole

To make fresh guacamole:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • ½ red onion (finely chopped)
  • Handful pickled jalapenos (chopped)
  • 1 fresh lime, plus extra to garnish (juice)
  • Handful of fresh coriander, plus extra to garnish (chopped)
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Method

For the nachos:

1. Cut the tortillas into triangles and place on a tray under the grill for around 3 minutes or until they begin to brown. Turn the nachos and grill for another 3 minutes.

2. Next, add the black beans and return to the grill for 5 minutes.

3. Whilst you’re waiting, combine dairy-free yoghurt and seasoning in a bowl and stir well, then spoon blobs of the mixture over the nachos.

 

To make the fresh guacamole:

1. Cut the avocado length ways, then remove the stone and scoop the flesh out.

2. Mash the avocado with a fork and combine with the remaining guacamole ingredients.

3. Spoon over baked nachos with remaining coriander and lime juice.

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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow is our UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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