Mexican Haystacks Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Haystacks recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Haystacks using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by childetx

Makes 6 servings



Baked tortilla strips are amazingly crisp and so much better for you than fried.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Haystacks

4 low-fat flour tortillas
12 oz chicken
1/2 tsp cumin, ground
1 cups lettuce, shredded
16 oz kidney beans, drained
3 medium tomatoes
1 avocados
2 cups cheese, longhorn shredded
1/2 cup green onion, chopped
1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
7 oz salsa, green chile

Recipe Directions for Mexican Haystacks

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly spray baking sheet with vegtable cooking spray. Cut flour tortillas into 1/4-inch strips; place on prepared baking sheet. Lightly spray tortilla strips. Bake 5 to 8 minutes, until strips are lightly browned. Carefully remove from oven and cool.

  2. In a skillet heat ALL-PURPOSE GROUND-MEAT MIX or CHICKEN MIX. Add cumin and simmer until heated through, about 10 minutes. On individual serving plates layer all ingredients. First stack tortilla strips and meat mixture. Then layer shredded lettuce, beans, tomatoes, Guacamole or avocados, cheese, onion, sour cream, and salsa as desired. Makes 6 servings.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 350.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
646
Calories from Fat
221
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.6g
38%
Saturated Fat
11.8g
59%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
92mg
31%
Sodium
502mg
21%
Potassium
1673mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
63.0g
21%
Dietary Fiber
16.3g
65%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
46.3g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 41% Iron 38%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
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