Recipes

Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey “Nachos”




Loaded mini bell pepper nachos – game changer!! These low-carb nachos are loaded with turkey taco meat, cheese and all your favorite nacho toppings!

Yield: 6 servings, Serving Size: 7 nachos

Ingredients:

  • olive oil spray
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 onion, minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 21 mini rainbow peppers, halved and seeded (about 13 oz seeded)
  • 1 cup sharp shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp light sour cream, thinned with 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp sliced black olives
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced thin (optional)
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish

Directions:




  1. Preheat oven to 400F and line a large baking try with parchment or aluminum foil. Lightly spray with oil.
  2. Spray oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onion, garlic and cilantro and saute about 2 minutes, add ground turkey, salt, garlic powder, cumin and cook meat for 4 to 5 minutes until meat is completely cooked through. Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and chicken broth, mix well and simmer on medium for about 5 minutes, remove from heat.
  4. Meanwhile, arrange mini peppers in a single layer, cut-side up close together.
  5. Fill each with cooked ground turkey mixture, then top with shredded cheese and jalapeno slices, if using.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from oven and top with black olives, sour cream and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 7 nachos

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 5
  • Points +: 5
  • Calories: 187 calories
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: 62mg
  • Sodium: 418mg
  • Carbohydrates: 6.5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 0.5g
  • Protein: 18g




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