Mini Baked Nachos with Garbanzo Cheese Sauce

Menu Part: 
Appetizer
Cuisine Type: 
Mexican

Offer big satisfaction in small bites. Topped off with Bush’s Best® Low Sodium Garbanzo and Black Beans, these crispy tortillas are loaded with flavorful cheese sauce and tomatoes.

Ingredients

1, #10 can Low Sodium Bush’s Best® Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed
1, #10 can Low Sodium Bush’s Best® Black Beans, drained and rinsed
168 each 6" whole wheat tortillas, cut into 1/6ths
As needed Non-stick cooking spray
1, #10 can Prepared mild cheese sauce
10 ½ cups Tomatoes, diced
5 ½ cups Green onions, diced

Steps

  1. Pre-heat convection oven to 325°F.
  2. Spray non-stick spray on one side of tortilla wedges. Place tortilla wedges on parchment lined sheet pans in single layer. Bake in oven for 15-19 minutes or until crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, pulse garbanzo beans until fine and mealy. Fold into mild cheese sauce and heat in a saucepan over medium-high heat until 145°F and hot and bubbly; hold hot for service.
  4. To make one serving, arrange 10-12 crisp tortillas on a plate, spoon ¼ cup of garbanzo cheese over top and sprinkle with 2 Tbsp black beans, 2 Tbsp tomatoes and 1 Tbsp green onion.

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