This easy appetizer is a great way to share nachos with your friends. Simple and healthier than your typical nachos. The creamy ricotta adds a fantastic dimension.
Ricotta Nacho Cups
16 tortilla chip cups (whole grain preferred)
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 cup black beans
1/4 tsp salt
4 oz canned green chiles
Salsa of your choice, for garnish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread cups onto a baking sheet.
In a small bowl, whisk together ricotta and cumin. In another small bowl, combine black beans with salt and chili powder.
Into each tortilla cup, spoon 1 Tbsp black beans, 1 tsp green chiles, and top with 1 Tbsp ricotta mixture.
When all cups have been filled, place baking sheet into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, until heated through.
Garnish with salsa and serve!
Nutrition Info per 4 cups: 182 calories, 7 g fat, 11 g protein, 18 g carbohydrates, 3.5 g fiber