Loaded Bell Pepper Nachos Kid Approved!

Gluten-Free | Kid Approved | Side Dishes | Snacks | No Added Sugars | High in Fiber | Vegetarian

Hearty bell pepper wedges are the “chip” every nacho lover needs – strong enough to scoop up all that cheesy goodness!

Meal Peppernachos
4
Servings
35 minutes
Total Time
$2.47
Cost per serving
Temperature: 425 degrees
Serving size:About 6 wedges
Prep time:15 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Total time:35 minutes
Equipment:

Baking Sheet, Measuring Cups and Spoons, Aluminum Foil 

Utensils:

Spatula, Fork 

Ingredients

4 bell peppers, cut into wedges 

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil 

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese 

1 avocado, chopped 

1 cup Pico de Gallo salsa OR 1 jar salsa 

1/4 cup low-fat sour cream 

1/2 tablespoon low-fat milk 

A pinch of salt to season (optional) 

A pinch of black pepper to season (optional) 

1/2 cup pickled jalapeño slices (optional) 

Instructions

  1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, produce, and tops of cans. 
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees, and line rimmed baking sheet aluminum foil.  
  3. Place peppers on the baking sheet. Toss with oil, cumin, and garlic powder. Season generously with salt and pepper to taste.  
  4. Arrange the seasoned peppers on the baking sheet in a single layer, peel side up. Bake until peppers are crisp-tender, about 10 minutes.  
  5. While peppers are roasting in the oven, make the sour cream mixed topping. In a small bowl, use a fork to whisk sour cream and milk together. Set aside. 
  6. Remove peppers from the oven and top peppers with cheese. Return to oven and bake until cheese is bubbly, about 10 minutes. 
  7. After 10 minutes is over, take peppers out of oven and drizzle sour cream mixture over peppers. 
  8. Top with chopped avocado, salsa, and pickled jalapeños, if using. 
Featured
Ingredients

What goes in Loaded Bell Pepper Nachos?

Garlic Powder
Garlic Powder
Jalapeno
Jalapeno
Milk
Milk
Avocado
Avocado
Green Peppers
Green Peppers

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
250
TOTAL FAT
13G
SODIUM
520mg
TOTAL CARBS
23g
PROTEIN
13g
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