Mini Pepper Crunchy Nachos
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Try this heart healthy snack.
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Heart Healthy
Serves: 4
  • ¼ cup chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  • 4- 3 oz. skinless chicken strips
  • 1 medium avocado, mashed
  • ½ cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups shredded, low-fat mozzarella cheese or parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 24 mini bell peppers- (halved with stem, seeds, and membranes removed
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • Season to taste- Mrs. DASH original blend, garlic herb blend, or extra spicy
  • Season to taste- salt-free berbere (optional)
  1. Saute diced jalapeno in a lightly greased skillet until tender. Set aside.
  2. Saute chicken in a lightly greased skillet until done. Set aside.
  3. When cool chop chicken in small pieces.
  4. Mix jalapeno, chicken, avocado, yogurt, one cup of cheese, chili powder, and the other seasoning blends in a medium bowl.
  5. Arrange mini bell peppers in a single layer in a large lightly oiled sheet pan. Fill with chicken mixture, sprinkle with remaining cheese, and broil until cheese has melted about 2 to 4 minutes.
  6. Garnish with scallions and serve with salsa, if desired.
Nutrition Info. is based on the amount per serving
** Using mozz cheese: 450 kcals, 45 g pro, 7 g sat fat per serving
Using parmesan cheese: 510 kcals, 50 g pro, 10 g sat fat per serving
Serving of 4 ( 12 pepper halves)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Calories: 450 Saturated fat: 7 g Protein: 45 g
Recipe by Vicki Doe Fitness at