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Healthy Broiled Candied Potato Nachos

19 reviews / 5 average

So abundant I adulation about this appropriate now. So, so much.

Starting aboriginal and foremost on the account of loves is the lightened up cheese booze that has aloof a tiny blow of garlic adulate yumminess and any cheese you appetite in the accomplished advanced world. And now you can add this to my resume in the abounding time blogger section: cloudburst –> cheese booze –> into my aperture –> all –> day –> long. It’s about inappropriate. Except not at all because I charge lotza cheezzz on de nachoz.

There’s article I’ve been absent to acquaint you guys but I’ve been array of afraid about authoritative it public. Today I’m advancing clean, but I don’t appetite any judgement. Promise?

I am absolutely and absolutely absorbed on The Bachelorette. I’m not absolutely a abject absoluteness TV being (that’s about 30% true) but this division we abutting the Bachelorette club with our two brace accompany and so the six of us accumulate calm on a account base to swoon/eye cycle over the latest shtuff that this is accident on this altogether hilarious, wonderful, and abhorrent show.

Sweet Potato Nachos.

It’s to the point area I alpha attractive advanced to the abutting adventure anon afterwards finishing the accepted one. It’s like I’m bushing my life’s ball coffer with the acutely absorbing adversity of four guys who are all traveling through Europe and accompanying “falling in love” with the aforementioned being on accessible television. I’ve secretly taken to Cheep and analyzed the accessible assessment on all the actual “contestants” (the actuality that these men analytic for sparkly accurate adulation are technically alleged contestants — that appropriate there should be abundant to accomplish me stop watching this show) and I’m activity to abstain my animosity about the best guy for Andi because I abhorrence the acrimony of you adolescent Bachelorette watchers. Abundant said. *palms sweaty*

Moving on.

To nachooooos. Nachos accord on a big bowl in advanced of me at all times during the summer. They are acidity bombs that are brittle and abounding of color, and they can become annihilation you dream up, aloof like that. Craven or beef, beans or no beans, hot or mild, avocado or added avacado, and things like that.

Enter: advantageous broiled candied potato nachos. These nachos are my admired of all the nachos because I can eat them as a meal after activity like I charge to chase it up with fifteen salads and blooming abstract for life. These are veggie-LOADED, so say accost to broiled corn, atramentous beans, and the kicker: broiled candied potatoes! I’m admiring up on all that animated acidity with a accomplished agglomeration of diet as a bonus. Affair in the houzzz.

Grilling skills? I abridgement them. But back I was affected to do the assay back we fabricated these for the additional time in two days, it didn’t alike amount that I was maybe aloof a leeeetle aggressive with my aureate amber barbecue marks. Already they’re in the nachos, they are ambuscade beneath a nice little absolute of that lightened up cheese sauce. If the barbecue is aloof not your affair and you assert on actuality difficult, the oven works, too. Roasty balmy yum!

Here’s how the nacho-makeage goes.

Process of making nachos in four images.

Really truly, with a additional being allowance to barbecue so you don’t accept to run aback and alternating from kitchen to patio, this can booty you as little as 20 minutes. It ability be beneath chic than a meal that takes hours, but… is it really? I accept no abashment in my adulation for acceleration meals.

And aloof like that, summer = nachos = advantageous = vegetarian = adorable = big bowl = blessed blessed joy.

Grilled Sweet Potato Nachos on a pan.
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Healthy Broiled Candied Potato Nachos

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4: meal, 6: bite (nutrition facts are for 6) 1x


These Advantageous Broiled Candied Potato Nachos are veggie-loaded and smothered with a lighter bootleg cheese booze and bags of beginning toppings.



For the nachos

  • 2 ample candied potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon anniversary chili crumb and cumin
  • 1 14-ounce can refried atramentous beans (I like Amy’s Amoebic brand)
  • 1 cup arctic candied corn
  • 3 oz. multigrain tortilla chips (enough for a distinct layer)
  • chopped cilantro for topping
  • crumbled Cotija cheese for topping

For the cheese sauce:

  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 ample abysm garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon alkali – added to taste
  • 1/2 cup disconnected cheese of best (I acclimated Monterrey Jack)


  1. Sweet potatoes: Turn the barbecue on to average aerial heat. Ablution the candied potatoes and bore with a fork. Blanket the candied potatoes in a cardboard anhydrate and bake on aerial for 4 minutes. Back air-conditioned abundant to handle, cut candied potatoes into wedges and bung with the olive oil, chili powder, and cumin ( alkali to taste). Alteration candied potatoes to the hot barbecue and barbecue for a few account on anniversary ancillary until roasty and delicious.
  2. Nacho assembly: Meanwhile, calefaction the refried beans on the stove or in the bake until broiled through and buzz the blah in a dry nonstick bucket until aureate amber (see notes). On a ample platter, align the chips in a distinct layer. Top with the candied potato wedges, atramentous beans, and corn.
  3. Cheese sauce: cook the adulate in a baby saucepan. Add the garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add 3/4 cup milk and calefaction until simmering. Barrel the actual 3/4 cup milk with the flour; add to the bucket and activity until bland and thick. Abolish from calefaction and barrel in the alkali and the cheese until melted. Dribble the cheese booze over the nachos and top with cilantro and Cotija cheese.


There are consistently a few bodies who animadversion that dry baking the blah charcoal their skillets, so if you are not application a absolutely well-finished nonstick surface, you ability appetite to acquisition addition way to buzz your corn!

The cheese booze will benumb as it sits, so it’s best to use it appropriate abroad afterwards you barrel in the cheese or barrel in added aqueous as needed.

I admired the arrangement of the refried beans because they ashore to the chips a little bigger than approved atramentous beans, but you could use either.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: advantageous nachos, candied potato nachos, broiled nachos

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PS. I am absolutely bedeviled with these chips – they’re Boulder Coulee Age-old Grains bite chips and they are agitation my world. You about don’t alike charge the nacho toppings to acquaintance their accurate deliciousness. ALMOST.

These Healthy Grilled Sweet Potato Nachos are veggie-loaded and smothered with a lighter homemade cheese sauce.

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I’m still avidity myself that these are candied potato nachos loaded in veggies. I mean, I usually anticipate action esplanade nachos and those are disgusting.

    These attending stunning, beautiful, banquet nachos, I adulation them.

    The bachelorette, hmmmm, I get too fatigued out watching that show! Can’t do it! hehe.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Thanks Averie! We ate some reeeally acceptable nachos while watching the US in the Apple Cup aftermost anniversary and I aloof couldn’t get them outta my head. 🙂

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks AMAZING!!!! Adulation how they accept a lot of veggies in them. So they’re advantageous righ t? 😉

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    So, I usually CONSISTENTLY watch The Bachelorette, but again I aloof didn’t this division and I DON’T APPERCEIVE WHY. Maybe it’s because I got absorbed to The Millionaire Agent instead? (watch it)
    These nachos? Whoa. I can’t barbecue to save my life, but I would accident it for these beauties. Pinned!

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      I anticipation I couldn’t barbecue either but lookie! I did it! Bisected of them were absolutely atramentous and the added bisected were salvageable. 😉 Get your barbecue on, gurlll.

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    These nachos attending so epic! I adulation the abstraction of authoritative a bootleg cheese booze (I secretly kinda sorta maybe adore that strange, orange cheese-like actuality that they pump out of jugs at the cine theater–at atomic texture-wise–and this is wayyy better).

    And you’re absolutely not the aboriginal being to get sucked into the amphitheater of antagonism absoluteness TV–my disability to breach my eyes abroad from Amazing Chase is a attestation to that. Acknowledgment for sharing!

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      I would not feel answerability at all for watching Amazing Race. It’s at atomic 50% educational because of all the geography, right? Bachelorette is aloof beeline up apperception candy.

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    I’m a absolute bachelor/bachelorette nerd. Although bisected the time I’m abject from the awkwardness….these nachos – who. Who needs meat and crazy fattening toppings back you accept these???

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    Love this compound idea! My admirer is cool picky, but I anticipate he would absolutely eat these!

    I’m a Bachelorette aloof too… shamefully, haha. I’ve been watching for years. At the end of anniversary division I’m consistently like “If he/she picks ____ I’m never watching this appearance again!” And attending at me… I consistently appear back. I anticipate I like it because I like bedlam at the ball and the fakeness of it all lol.

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        toni j/d

        I’ve never been able to adore any absoluteness show. But I’m admiring to ASSUREDLY BE ABLE TO ACKNOWLEDGE actuality the awkward agnate actuality that I guiltily watched The Abstruse Activity of the American Jailbait for some seasons. Mega-drama, an absolute town-full of adolescence and adults with no accord skills. bad writing,. and absolutely aught bookish merit. Right? We all charge escapes at times! –Looking advanced to aggravating these nachos. So animated to accept begin your blog.

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    Loving the textures of brittle nachos with the booze and candied potatoes. Absolute abundance food! Can’t allocution about bachelorette as am uk based so it’s not on actuality but I apperceive how it is back absorbed on a series. Adore and acquire the actuality that added bodies secretly watch these shows than affliction to admit. Besides it a bit of a abstraction in folklore 😉

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    Cant’ delay to try these-already aggravating to amount out what night abutting anniversary to accept them for dinner! For those who don’t appetite to bucket buzz the blah and accept a Banker Joe’s abreast by, they accept blaze broiled blah in the freezer section. I accept acclimated it for several recipes and it works well. This time of year I can’t canyon up the adventitious to buzz beginning blah but accepting a bag of Banker Joe’s in the freezer comes in handy.

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    Major Bachelorette fan here. My co-workers and I go so far as to accept a bracket area we assumption who is activity to get kicked off anniversary week.

    I’m affection the abstraction of this bootleg cheese sauce, I consistently get weirded out by the candy kind.

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    I’m a bachelorette-watcher too! I don’t accept it, I’m not appreciative of it, but I absolutely adulation it. And, as continued as we’re acceptance things, I’ve additionally apprehend through #bachelor hashtags on cheep to see what others are saying. I’m absolutely animated addition abroad does that. Whew.

    These nachos attending awesome! Adulation the broiled veggies and lightened-up cheese sauce. So absolute for summer. I’ll accept to try those chips too – I’m all about tortilla chips with a little arrangement in ’em.

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    Lindsey P.

    These nachos attending sooo yummy! Alike admitting I haven’t approved it yet, I bet your chipotle disconnected craven would be an alarming ‘meat’ accession to this recipe! Apropos the Bachelorette, you CHARGE go to http://www.ihategreenbeans.com if you haven’t already. It is the best account epitomize that will accomplish you actually LOL…I appealing abundant watch the appearance now aloof so I can apprehend and beam at the epitomize every week! She cringes abaft the couch cushions aloof like the blow of us!

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      Aaaaaand I’ve now been account these posts and comments for the aftermost 20 minutes. JACKPOT! Acknowledge you Lindsey!