Bell Pepper Nachos
Makes 8 Servings

Bell Pepper Nachos

This healthy dish uses bell pepper instead of traditional tortilla chips. For added flavor, top with chopped cilantro, green onions or black olives!

Ingredients

  • 4 bell peppers
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning (try a mixture-chili powder, garlic powder, ground cumin, pepper)
  • 2 cups cooked meat (chopped or shredded), beans or tofu
  • 1⁄2 cup shredded cheese
Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories280
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol55 mg
Sodium230 mg
Total Carbohydrate32 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Total Sugars4 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein22 g

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  
  2. Wash bell peppers, remove seeds and cut into bite-size pieces. Arrange pieces close together in a single layer on a large foil-lined baking sheet.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine salsa, seasonings and meat, beans or tofu. 
  4. Spoon the mixture evenly over pepper pieces then top with cheese.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, or until peppers are heated through and cheese is melted. Serve warm.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Source: FoodHero.org, recipe/Bell Pepper Nachos

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