Bell Pepper Nachos

How delicious are nachos? Being on a diet doesn't mean you need to cut out your favorite foods. This recipe for bell pepper nachos fits in perfectly with my "In it for Life" meal plan, for meat eaters and veggie eaters alike.


Meat Eaters: 

What you need

 3-6 organic bell peppers 

Shredded cheese 

Organic ground turkey

Salsa 

Low-fat sour cream (optional)

Avocado (optional) 

Beans of choice (optional add on)

Low sodium taco seasoning or seasoning of choice like cumin, cayenne and garlic (optional)


Vegetarians and Vegans: 

What you need 

3-6 organic bell peppers 

Follow your heart shredded cheese 

Gardein brand “beef” crumbles (frozen section) 

Salsa

Follow your heart sour cream (optional)

Avocado (optional) 

Beans of choice (optional add on)

Low sodium taco seasoning or seasoning of choice like cumin, cayenne and garlic (optional)


Directions: 

Preheat oven to 375 

1. Rinse and then slice your bell peppers into little boats.

2. Boil for 5-8 min. 

3.  Drain and arrange on a baking sheet.

4. Cook your turkey, season with salt and pepper (and optional low sodium taco seasoning or seasoning of choice) and then drain off excess fat.  Add beans, if desired.

5. Vegetarians or vegans, heat up your beef less crumbles according to package directions.   Add beans, if desired.

6. After cooked, mix your meat mixtures in bowls with salsa and cheeses. 

7. Spoon out mixtures onto your bell pepper boats and top with a little more cheese. 

8. Bake 10-12 minutes. 

9. Serve with sour cream topper and avocado or guacamole. 

10. Enjoy your healthy nachos ! 



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