Choose a spicy, sweet or vinegary barbecue sauce for these vegetable-loaded healthy nachos with a BBQ twist--it's your call! Roasting cauliflower slices gives them a tender-crisp texture perfect for piling with hearty nacho toppings.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2020


Recipe Summary

35 mins
45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.

  • Combine cauliflower and barbecue sauce in a large bowl; gently toss to coat. Spread the cauliflower in a single layer on the prepared pan. Bake until tender and starting to brown, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine tomato, avocado, cilantro, jalapeños, onion and salt in a small bowl.

  • Top the cauliflower with beans, chicken and cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

  • Serve the cauliflower topped with the salsa and cabbage.

Nutrition Facts

541 calories; protein 35.7g 71% DV; carbohydrates 40.3g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 11.2g 45% DV; sugars 18.2g; fat 28.1g 43% DV; saturated fat 6.6g 33% DV; cholesterol 79.4mg 27% DV; vitamin a iu 799.6IU 16% DV; vitamin c 121.4mg 202% DV; folate 182.9mcg 46% DV; calcium 239.9mg 24% DV; iron 3.1mg 17% DV; magnesium 84mg 30% DV; potassium 1302.2mg 37% DV; sodium 708.8mg 28% DV; added sugar 8g.