In honor of the day I came up with these red, white and blue nachos, so yummy and I'll share the recipe here with you.
And while it's a little late for this 4th I wanted to let you know about a fun party idea for any patriotic holiday. Just invite a bunch of people and have them bring food with the qualification being that it is red, white or blue (you may want to add more qualifications unless you just want a bunch of desserts, which are the easiest red, white & blue things to come up with). But it's really fun when people get creative with it. These nachos would be great for example. I went to a party like this a few years ago and took two chicken pot pies, one with a blue crust, one with a red crust (food coloring of course), but sorry, no pictures.
Anyway, hope everyone has enjoyed this Independence Day!
4 cups blue corn chips (about 40 chips)
1 oz. queso quesadilla cheese, shredded
1 oz. white cheddar, shredded
1 cooked and seasoned chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 tablespoons chopped yellow onion (or more, to taste)
garnishes: salsa and sour cream (as much as you like)
1.5 tablespoons low fat sour cream
1.5 tablespoons salsa verde
Serves 2-4 depending on how many you want to eat :)
Combine sour cream and salsa verde to make the sauce.
Layer as follows (or however you like):
1/2 of the chips, drizzled with 1/2 of the sauce
1/2 of the cheeses
1/2 of the chicken
1/2 of the onions
Heat in a 425 degree oven until cheese is melted and everything is heated through about 10 minutes. I like to broil for the last few minutes. Top with salsa and sour cream if desired and serve.
Calories per serving (1/4): about 240, if using about 1 tbsp. sour cream as a garnish