Pure Flavor® Nachos with Aurora Bites™

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Ingredients:

  • 5 lbs Aurora Bites™ Mini Peppers, washed, deseeded and halved
  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 package taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Toppings:
    • 1 Pure Flavor Beefsteak Slicer Tomato, washed and chopped
    • 1 1/2 cups low-fat shredded cheddar/Monterey jack cheese blend
    • 1 cup black olives, sliced
    • 1 avocado, chopped
    • 1 cup low-fat sour cream

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Add garlic and ¾ of green onions and stir 1 minute.  Mix in shredded chicken, taco seasoning, water and red pepper flakes.  Stir until evenly covered.  Reduce temperature to low and let simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Arrange sliced Aurora Bites™ Mini Peppers close together in a single layer on a baking sheet. Spoon chicken mixture evenly over the Aurora Bites™ Mini Peppers.  Top with cheese.
  • Bake for 7 minutes, or until cheese is melted.  Remove from oven, and sprinkle toppings. Serve and enjoy!

Tips

  • For vegetarian option, substitute chicken with extra-firm tofu, and add a cup of black beans.
  • Add chopped herbs like cilantro or coriander for extra flavor.
  • For extra crunch, add additional toppings like chopped Pure Flavor® Living Lettuce.
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