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Bariatric-Friendly Low-Carb Nachos

low-carb-nachos

Are you searching for a game day snack that won't set your diet back? Bring these low-carb nachos to your next tailgate and you will feel as though you are indulging in the real thing. Packed with lean proteins and tons of fiber, these pepper nachos are sure to please a crowd!

Nachos with Turkey and Peppers

Ingredients

  • Mini sweet peppers
  • Lean ground turkey
  • Taco seasoning
  • Shredded low-fat cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Salsa
  • Low-fat sour cream or plain Greek yogurt

Method

  • Preheat oven to 400⁰F.
  • While oven preheats, brown turkey over medium heat in a skillet. Add taco seasoning and cook until turkey is no longer pink and is cooked all the way through.
  • Slice the tops off each pepper and then slice in half lengthwise. Remove the pepper seeds and veins. Place peppers in a single layer on a baking sheet, skin side down.
  • Evenly sprinkle cooked turkey over peppers. Top with shredded cheese and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Take the sheet pan out of the oven and sprinkle shredded lettuce over the nachos.
  • Serve warm with salsa and low fat sour cream or plain Greek yogurt.

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