Mini Bell Pepper Nachos with Turkey Recipe

Mini Bell Pepper Nachos with Turkey Recipe

How To Make Mini Bell Pepper Nachos with Turkey

Who knew that mini bell peppers could be a nacho alternative? In this simple snack recipe, bell pepper nachos are loaded with turkey and lots of cheese!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • Olive oil spray
  • 1lb93% lean ground turkey
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • ¼onion,minced
  • 1tbspfresh cilantro,or parsley, chopped
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1tspcumin powder
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ¼cuptomato sauce
  • ¼cupchicken broth
  • 21mini rainbow peppers,halved and seeded
  • 1cupcheddar cheese,sharp shredded
  • 2tbsplight sour cream,thinned with 1 tbsp water
  • 2tbspsliced black olives
  • 1jalapeno,sliced thin, optional
  • Chopped cilantro,for garnish


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

  2. Spray oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic, and cilantro for about 2 minutes.

  3. Add ground turkey, salt, garlic powder, cumin. Cook meat for 4 to 5 minutes until meat is completely cooked through. Add ¼ cup of tomato sauce and chicken broth; mix well and simmer on medium for about 5 minutes then 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 for about 8 to 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.

  7. Remove from oven and top with black olives, sour cream, and cilantro. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 346.43kcal
  • Fat: 19.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.79g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.07g
  • Fiber: 7.57g
  • Sugar: 10.75g
  • Protein: 23.86g
  • Cholesterol: 80.08mg
  • Sodium: 610.14mg
  • Calcium: 224.97mg
  • Potassium: 996.78mg
  • Iron: 2.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 174.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 332.89mg
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