Created by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in northern Mexico in the early 1940’s, nachos have since developed into a favorite snack of millions of people all around the globe.
Originally consisting of just fried corn tortillas, cheddar cheese, and sliced jalapeno peppers, the dish has expanded and become far more creative in the 70 years since, with hundreds of varieties now flooding restaurants, streets vendors, and dining rooms all over the world.
Like many simple snacks before it, nachos have also found their way into some of America’s most popular ballparks, providing baseball fans a source of comfort during a long summer night where their team may not be doing so well.
Earlier this year, one of the off-field highlights of the 2016 MLB season occurred during a Padres and Pirates game in Pittsburgh, when a fan attempted to catch a foul ball only to end up with a face full of nachos.
The nachos you’ll find at ballparks however acheter sildenafil 100mg yan etkileri aren’t all that good for you. Full of fat and sugar, they’re a helmet full of calories your body could do without. So instead of waiting until you’re next at a game to enjoy this tasty Mexican treat, spoil yourself this week with my healthy take on this delicious snack – and trust me, healthy doesn’t mean un-tasty, as these are full of flavor!
Guilt-Free Nachos (serves three medium-sized dishes)
What you’ll need…
- 150g brown rice chips
- 20g mild salami
- Four tablespoons mixed beans
- One small carrot
- 1/4 red onion
- Four cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 white onion
- One handful mozzarella cheese
- Five small red chilies
- One small capsicum
- 1/5 clove of garlic
- Pinch of coriander
- One teaspoon lime juice
- Four tablespoons Tapatio Hot Sauce
- One avocado
- One tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- One tablespoon lemon juice
- One tablespoon water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
What to do…
- To prepare the avocado sauce, cut the avocado in half and remove the stone. Scoop out the flesh and mix in a medium sized bowl with extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, water, salt, and pepper. Mix until a smooth and creamy texture is achieved.
- To prepare the salsa, finely dice the cherry tomatoes, white onion, chilies (after removing the seeds), capsicum, garlic, and coriander. Place in a saucepan and mix in with four Tapatio Hot Sauce, a splash of lime juice, and a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Stir and boil on a medium heat for five minutes.
- Place brown rice chips into oven tray. Add mixed beans, sliced salami, avocado sauce, grated carrot, diced red onion, salsa sauce, and mozzarella cheese.
- Place tray into oven and cook on 200 degrees until cheese is melted and nachos have a golden brown appearance.
- Serve and enjoy!
Throughout the course of the winter, I’ll be combining two of my favorite pastimes – baseball and food – to bring to you my favorite baseball-inspired dishes. If you’d like to see my take on your favorite baseball-inspired dish, reach out to me on Twitter (@DanClarkSports) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).