Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey Nachos

Spice up dinner with these easy-to-make turkey nachos.

Sliced bell peppers filled with ground turkey in a pan.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Serves: 6


Olive oil spray

1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey

1 garlic clove, minced

¼ onion, minced

1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. cumin powder

1 tsp. kosher salt

¼ cup tomato sauce

¼ cup chicken broth

21 mini rainbow peppers, halved and seeded

1 cup sharp shredded cheddar cheese

2 tsp. light sour cream, thinned with 1 tbsp. water

2 tbsp. sliced black olives

1 jalapeno, sliced thin (optional)

Chopped cilantro, for garnish


1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large baking tray with parchment or aluminum foil. Lightly spray tray with oil.

2. Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat.

3. Add onion, garlic, and cilantro. Sauté for 2 minutes.

4. Add ground turkey, salt, garlic powder, and cumin and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, until meat is completely cooked.

5. Add tomato sauce and chicken broth. Mix well and simmer on medium heat for about 5 minutes then remove from heat.

6. Cut mini peppers lengthwise and arrange peppers in a single line on the baking tray, cut side up.

7. Fill each pepper with the cooked ground turkey mixture, then top with shredded cheese and jalapeno slices.

8. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.

9. Remove from oven and top with black olives, sour cream, and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per Serving): Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.5g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4.5g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 418mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.5g

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Reference: “Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey Nachos.” Skinny Taste,

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