Chipotle Bell Pepper Nachos

Chipotle Bell Pepper Nachos

Wonderful bit sized appetizers ready in 20 minutes. Enjoy cheesy nachos made with bell pepper and chicken to start your meal.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6 to 8

servings

4
cups bite-size round tortilla chips
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (8 ounces)
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2
cup chopped yellow bell pepper
1
cup frozen cooked Southwest-seasoned chicken breast strips (from 9-ounce package), thawed
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1/2
cup thick salsa
2
canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, chopped
  1. Heat oven to 425ยบ. Lightly spray large piece of aluminum foil or ovenproof plate with cooking spray.
  2. Spread 2 cups of the tortilla chips on foil in 9-inch circle. Sprinkle with about 3/4 cup of the cheese. Top with remaining chips and the bell peppers. Cut chicken strips into smaller pieces if desired; sprinkle over bell peppers. Sprinkle with onions and remaining 1 1/4 cups cheese.
  3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Meanwhile, mix salsa and chipotle chilies. Spoon salsa mixture over hot nachos. Serve warm.
Makes 6 to 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use 1 1/2 cups of any one color of bell pepper if you like.
Variation
Free up valuable oven space right before a party by microwaving these nachos instead. Assemble nachos as directed (without foil) on a microwavable plate. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, rotating plate every 2 minutes, until cheese is melted. Spoon salsa mixture over nachos.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 275
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 520mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.