Grilled Zucchini Nachos with Lean Ground Beef

Looking for a fun and tasty way to enjoy summer vegetables? Grilled zucchini nachos with lean ground beef is the perfect recipe. Grilled to perfection, then topped with savory lean ground beef – this dish is sure to be a hit!


Zucchini Nachos and Lean Ground Beef

  • 4 oz or 6 oz 96% lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 medium zucchini
  • ½ cup cooked black beans
  • 1 oz grated mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro (topping)
  • ½ lime, fresh squeezed lime juice (topping)
  • ¼ avocado, diced (topping)

Taco Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
This recipe for grilled zucchini nachos with lean ground beef is a delicious and healthy twist on traditional nachos. The dish is made with thinly sliced grilled zucchini instead of tortilla chips, topped with a flavorful mixture of taco-seasoned lean ground beef, black beans, diced tomatoes, onions, and cilantro. The nachos are then finished off with a sprinkle of mozzarella cheese. To make it more delicious, you can garnish it with avocado. This dish is perfect for a summer barbecue or as a healthy and satisfying snack or meal.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Cut the zucchini into 1 cm slices. Cook on a griddle or grill for 2-3 minutes per side.

Step 2

Lay the grilled zucchini slices on a baking tray and top with grated cheese, black beans, and chopped tomatoes.

Step 3

Top with Ground Beef Mixture. Bake in the oven or broil until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and serve with cold toppings.

Step 4

Lean Ground Beef Instructions:
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add Ground Beef and cook for about 10 minutes, breaking the beef into crumbles. Remove drippings.

Step 5

Add the onion and taco seasoning. Stir to combine. Cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from skillet.

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