You are here

Potato Nachos With Roasted Garlic

admin's picture
  Garlic head 1 Large (With The Largest Cloves Available)
  Non stick olive oil cooking spray/No stick vegetable oil cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Small potatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled (Red Skinned, 6 To 7 Pieces)
  Salt To Taste
  Pickled jalapeno/Fresh seeded jalapeno 1⁄2 (About 1/2 To 3/4 Inch)
  Chopped red onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (About 1/4 Onion)
  Canned green chiles 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped and drained
  Pimiento-stuffed green olives 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shredded jack cheese/Shredded mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Regular Or Low-Fat)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Serving)
  Cilantro leaves 2 (For Garnish)

To Roast Garlic: Preheat oven to 450°F.
Peel outer skin from garlic.
Cut a small slice off the top.
Separate unpeeled cloves and place them in a pie dish.
Spray with cooking spray.
Bake, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until soft when squeezed.
Set aside until cool enough to handle.
To Bake Potato Slices: Slice potatoes by hand into 3/8- to 1/2-inch rounds; you should have about 26 slices.
(Do not use a food processor or they will be too thin.) Place on a large greased baking sheet.
Spray tops with cooking spray and sprinkle with salt.
Bake in the same oven with the garlic for 8 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Remove from oven.
To Make Topping: In a food processor with the metal blade, mince jalapeno.
Add onion, chiles, olives, cheese, cumin, and salt to taste.
Peel garlic, add to processor and pulse until mixture is chopped into small pieces.
To Assemble: Top each potato slice with a heaping teaspoon of roasted garlic topping and place on baking sheet or broiler pan.
Preheat broiler and broil 1 to 2 inches from unit (it may be necessary to raise the pan closer to the element by placing it on an inverted rimmed baking sheet) 3 to 5 minutes, or until flecked with brown and bubbling.
(Nachos may be refrigerated overnight.
Reheat at 425°F.
for 8 to 10 minutes or until hot.) Before serving, top with a tiny dollop of sour cream and a cilantro leaf.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.5 (14 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1360 Calories from Fat 765

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 86 g131.6%

Saturated Fat 38.4 g191.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 169.4 mg56.5%

Sodium 3084.2 mg128.5%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.4%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 31 g61.4%

Vitamin A 121.6% Vitamin C 202.7%

Calcium 98.3% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Potato Nachos With Roasted Garlic Recipe