BELL PEPPER NACHOS

These nachos taste like the “real” thing but are actually healthy!


This nacho recipe features wedges of sweet bell peppers with seasoned ground turkey, fresh pico de gallo, jalapeños, and sharp cheddar cheese. (Yes, these bell pepper nachos still have plenty of melted cheese!!


If you want to add a little more flair, top them with diced avocado or a dollop of low-fat Greek yogurt.


INGREDIENTS

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ¼ medium onion chopped

  • 8 oz raw 93% lean ground turkey

  • 1 tsp. Taco Seasoning Blend

  • ¼ cup water


  • 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


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

  2. Heat medium saucepan, lightly coated with spray, over medium-high heat.

  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.


2B Mindset: A great dinner option.

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