Bell Pepper Nachos

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Check out this twist on classic nachos!
  • chili powder
    1 ½ Tbsp
  • ground cumin
    2 tsp
  • smoked paprika
    1 tsp
  • table salt
    1 tsp
  • garlic powder
    ½ tsp
  • onion powder
    ½ tsp
  • dried oregano
    ½ tsp
  • cayenne pepper
    ¼ tsp
  • uncooked ground turkey
    12 oz
  • water
    ½ cup(s)
  • apple cider vinegar
    1 Tbsp
  • unpacked light brown sugar
    1 ½ tsp
  • sweet mini baby bell pepper(s)
    21 item(s), halved and seeded
  • 50% reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese-
    1 ¼ cup(s), shredded, shredded
  • jalapeño pepper(s)
    2 small, thinly sliced (optional)
  • large canned ripe black olive(s)
    8 item(s), large, thinly sliced
  • light sour cream
    ¼ cup(s)
  • cilantro
    4 Tbsp, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large rimmed baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. To make turkey seasoning, in a small bowl, mix together chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano and cayenne; set aside.
  3. Place turkey in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; cook, breaking apart meat with back of spoon, until no longer pink, 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle turkey with seasoning mixture and stir in water; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until most of liquid is absorbed, 10-15 minutes. Stir in vinegar and sugar; simmer 2-3 minutes more.
  4. Arrange pepper halves, cut-side up, in a single layer on prepared pan.
  5. Evenly divide turkey mixture among peppers and sprinkle with cheese; top with jalapeno slices, if using.
  6. Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, 8-10 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven; top with olives, sour cream and cilantro. Serve immediately.
Serving size: 7 nachos

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