Microwave Baked Idaho® Potato Nachos

Fiery with flavor, these Potato Nachos are healthy too. Reach for nutrient-packed Idaho Potatoes when preparing this spicy snack.


  • 1 large Idaho® potato, unpeeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup taco sauce*
  • 2 tablespoons canned chopped green chilies, drained
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) 4% less-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • *salsa can be substituted for taco sauce


  1. Arrange potato slices in a microwave-safe pie plate or shallow baking dish. Sprinkle slices with salt; brush with half of taco sauce.
  2. Cover with microwaveable plastic wrap; microwave at HIGH 4 to 5 minutes, or until potatoes are tender, rotating pie plate a half-turn after 2 minutes.
  3. Brush potato slices with remaining taco sauce. Sprinkle with green chilies, green onions and cheese. cover and microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or 1 minute, or until cheese melts.
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Yield: 2 Servings
Calories: 271
Sodium: 939 mg
Fat: 8 g
Protein: 17 g
Cholesterol: 30 mg

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