Bell Pepper Nachos
These Bell Pepper Nachos taste like nachos (the bell pepper strips are a surprisingly good substitute for tortilla chips) but are actually healthy. They’re loaded with veggies, packed with lean protein, and they’re less than 300 calories a serving! Give them a try and tell me what you think.
Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 2 servings
•Nonstick cooking spray
•¼ medium onion, chopped
•8 oz. raw 93% lean ground turkey
•1 tsp. Taco Seasoning Blend (or packaged taco seasoning mix)
• ¼ cup water 1 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch wide slices
•1 medium orange bell pepper, cut into 1-inch wide slices
• ¼ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
•1 medium jalapeño, seeds and veins removed, sliced (optional)
•½ cup pico de gallo (or fresh tomato salsa)
1.Preheat oven to 375° F.
2.Heat medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Lightly coat with spray.
3.Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
4.Add turkey; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until turkey is no longer pink.
5.Add taco seasoning blend and water. Mix well; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes, or until water evaporates.
6.Arrange peppers in an oven-proof baking dish; top with turkey mixture and cheese.
7.Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, or until cheese melts.
8.Divide pepper mixture evenly between two serving plates. Top with jalapeños (if desired) and pico de gallo; serve immediately.
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