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

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Tired of Meat Nachos? Here’s my Best Nachos Recipe -Yes, Crab Nachos!

Best nachos recipe ever is my Crab Nachos and it’s even an healthy easy recipe!  If you’re looking for delicious crab appetizer recipes, these seafood nachos will win you over so I definitely wanted them on my healthy food blog.  Every time I make these baked nachos 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. Crab Nachos from my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook is packed with Louisiana Cajun recipes. Superbowl party or just a Friday night game night with friend, set these melt in your mouth nachos out and you will be the hostess with the mostest!

Looking for a crab appetizer that is different and even healthy?

Who would think crab nachos could be a healthy nacho recipe? I happen to love crabmeat and always looking for crab appetizer recipes.  As you know I believe you never have to give up your favorites and my best nachos recipe are these outstanding Crab Nachos.  I think this is truly one of the best crab appetizer recipes.  It is also trim and terrific so these nachos are better for you!  By using reduced-fat ingredients  and baked tortilla chips, you get a wonderful crab southwestern topping for a baked nachos recipe.

Best nachos recipe is crab nachos if looking for crab appetizer recipes

Crab Appetizer Recipes Can Use Available Crabmeat Wherever You Live

Louisiana seafood is the best from our Louisiana crawfish to crabmeat.  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.  With the incredible southwestern crab mixture smothered with melted cheese, you will still have the best nachos recipe!

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

Makes 3 dozen nachos                                                                                      Crawfish Corn Soup in cookbook Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook with healthy easy Louisiana recipes

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

If you’re a fan of Cajun, Louisiana or southern food, you’l I love my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook as it includes all your favorite Louisiana recipes, just easier and healthier!

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Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everday 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 American Diabetes Association.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 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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