Mini Bell Pepper Turkey Nachos


• olive oil spray
• 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1/4 onion, minced
• 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp cumin powder
• 1 tsp kosher salt
• 1/4 cup tomato sauce
• 1/4 cup chicken broth
• 21 mini rainbow peppers, halved and seeded (about 13 oz seeded)
• 1 cup sharp shredded Cheddar cheese
• Red onion for topping garnish
• 1 jalapeno, sliced thin (optional)
• chopped cilantro, for garnish

1. Preheat oven to 400F and line a large baking try with parchment or aluminum foil. Lightly spray with oil.
2. Spray oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
3. Add onion, garlic and cilantro and saute about 2 minutes, add ground turkey, salt, garlic powder, cumin and cook meat for 4 to 5 minutes until meat is completely cooked through. Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and chicken broth, mix well and simmer on medium for about 5 minutes, 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 8 to 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.
7. Remove from oven and top with salsa & cilantro. Serve immediately.

Recipe from PTF Member Keri Jo