Air-fryer sweet potato nachos

Apr 19, 2023 • 35 min

Crunchy nachos without lots of carbs, fat or salt? Yes, please. These sweet potato nachos arepacked with nutrient-rich vegetables. An air fyer is the secret ingredient to a crispy, satisfying texture without all the fat of deep-frying. Get your nachos fix while packing in the veggies at the same time.


  • 1 medium sweet potato (sliced into 1/8-inch-thick chips)
  • 1½ cup frozen pepper-and-onion blend (partially thawed and drained)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (split lengthwise and seeded)
  •  ¼ cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar or Mexican-style cheese 
  •  ¼ cup salsa 
  • 4 julienned or thinly sliced radishes
  •  2/3 cup cherry tomatoes
  •  ½ cup shredded romaine lettuce
  •  2 tbsp light sour cream  1 tbsp minced fresh cilantro    
  • nonstick cooking spray          


Step 1:

Place sweet potato slices evenly in the air fryer basket. Spray with nonstick cooking spray for 1 second.

Step 2:

Spoon the frozen vegetables evenly over the potatoes. Place the jalapeño on top of the vegetables, skin side up. Spray with nonstick cooking spray for 1 second.

Step 3:

Set air fryer to 375° F and cook for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are done. (They should be tender but crisp, not soft.) 

Step 4:

In a second medium bowl, whisk in onions, egg substitute, milk, mustard, salt and pepper.

Step 5:

Sprinkle cheese evenly over vegetables. Air fry for 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Step 6:

Using the tip of a sharp knife, remove the browned or charred skin from the jalapeño pepper. Then finely chop pepper.

Step 7:

Using a spatula, lift potatoes and vegetables out of the air fryer basket. Arrange in an even layer on a serving platter.

Step 8:

Sprinkle the chopped jalapeño over the vegetables.

Step 9:

Top with salsa, radishes, tomatoes, and lettuce.

Step 10:

Add a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of cilantro. Serve right away.

In a medium bowl, separate spinach into small pieces. Toss in roasted peppers and green onions. 

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

Serving Size: About 1 1/4 cups

Amount per serving

Calories 100

Total Fat 2.5g; Saturated Fat 1g; Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol less than 5mg

Sodium 180mg

Total Carbohydrate 17g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Total Sugars 6g

Protein 4g

Potassium 450mg

Phosphorus 95mg

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