Cheap and healthy recipe ideas: Extreme Veggie Nachos

We love this nutritious take on a delicious all-time favourite!

Extreme Veggie Nachos

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4



  • A splash of oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch of kale, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tin beans (any kind but kidney beans work best)
  • 1tsp cumin powder (optional)
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 50ml water
  • 1 packet corn chips
  • 100gms tasty cheese (optional)
  • 3 spoons sour cream or greek yoghurt




  • Put the vegetable oil in a pan on medium high, add the onion and cook until brown.
  • Add the zucchini and cook for 1 min
  • Add the kale and the tomatoes, cumin powder then the beans and water and heat until starting to boil.
  • Turn the temperature down to a simmer and cook for 15min stirring occasionally as to stop it sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Add a big pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Place the corn chips on a plate, spoon over the bean mixture, add a sprinkle of cheese and a spoon of sour cream.




  • Want to add an extra touch of nutritional tastiness? Mash an avocado and serve on top.