Turkey Nacho Bake


A fast and easy way to prepare a pretty classic nacho treat, with ground, browned turkey meat. The kids and my husband love it. Serve with sour cream, taco sauce, salsa or guacamole.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce (Optional)

  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (14 ounce) can refried beans

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) package tortilla chips

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced black olives

  • 1 ripe tomato, diced

  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, begin to brown the ground turkey. Stir in garlic, pepper, 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, and 1 tablespoon chives. Stir in 1 tablespoon hot sauce. When the turkey is browned, stir in taco seasoning mix according to package instructions.

  3. Pour the beans into a microwave safe bowl, and heat in the microwave until softened. Stir in 1 tablespoon chives and 1 tablespoon hot sauce.

  4. Spread the tortilla chips across the bottom of a baking sheet. Spoon the beans mixture over the chips. Then spread the turkey mixture across the top. Sprinkle cheese, then olives, tomatoes, green onions, and remaining 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes over the top.

  5. Bake in preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

717 Calories
38g Fat
64g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 717
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 1424mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 19mg 97%
Calcium 473mg 36%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 732mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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