Crab Nachos

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 3

Tortilla chips baked with a splendid Southwestern-seasoned crab mixture and smothered with cheese is quick to prepare and quicker to disappear.


3 dozen baked tortiall flour chips
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pound lump, white, or canned crabmeat, picked through for shells
Salt and pepper
2 cups shredded, reduced-fat sharp Cheddar or Mexican blend cheese


  1. Preheat broiler. Spread tortilla chips in a single layer over a baking sheet.
  2. Mix sour cream, mayonaise, green onions, green chiles and cumin. Spoon in crabmeat then season to taste.
  3. Evenly layer mixture over chips and garnish with cheese and paprika.
  4. Bake until cheese is melted, usually 6-8 minutes.



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