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Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers – 6g Carbs

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Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers are a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos without the carbs. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner. 

Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers are a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos without the carbs. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner.

Wondering if it’s possible to enjoy nachos on a keto diet? Well, that’s true. Replacing the crispy tortilla chips with mini bell peppers turns a higher carb recipe into a keto-approved one. 

With nachos, toppings are everything. Get creative and use your favorite nacho toppings. Mine are Pico de Gallo, Cilantro, and Sour Cream.

Watch this quick-step-by-step video below to see how easy it is to make these low carb homemade nachos.  

Ingredients for Low Carb Keto Nachos 

In this recipe, I used mini peppers to add the crunch that regular tortilla chips bring, but you can batch our crispy keto tortilla chips. The tortilla chips are low carb, gluten-free, and super easy to make. 

  • 1 lb Mini Peppers
  • Ground Beef
  • Onion & Garlic
  • Seasonings: Salt, Cumin, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Jalapeno
  • Toppings: Cilantro, Sour Cream, Avocado, Green Onion
Wondering if it's possible to enjoy nachos on a keto diet? Well, that's possible. Replace the crispy tortilla chips with mini bell peppers turns a higher carb recipe into a keto-approved one. Gather all the ingredients and make the best low carb nachos for only 5g net carbs!

How To Make Low Carb Nachos

The best part of these baked nachos is how quick they are. Easy to prep with minimal baking, and they’re ready to enjoy. I used ground beef, but you can use leftover chicken or ground Turkey.

  1. Cook and season the meat.
  2. Cut the peppers, arrange into a single layer, and stuff with the cooked meat. 
  3. Sprinkle cheddar cheese and jalapeno slices.
  4. Bake until the cheese is bubbly and the peppers crispy.  
Low Carb Nachos with peppers is perfect for your next gathering. So easy to make, this effortless recipe is ready in under 25 minutes and successfully replaces the high carbs original loaded nachos.

How to Store Keto Nachos

Keep the leftovers in the fridge in an air-tight container until you’re ready to reheat. They need to be reheated without any topping in the oven until the cheese is melty. 

The Best Keto Loaded Nachos with Bell Pepper ready in under 25 minutes.

Classic Nachos vs Low Carb Nachos Macros

A regular serving of nachos with cheese has over 47g carbs while a serving of my nachos with peppers is 4g net carbs, toppings included. 

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Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers are a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos without the carbs. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner.

Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers

5 from 7 votes

Prep time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Yelds 8 servings
Author Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com

Description
 

Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers are a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos without the carbs. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner.
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb Mini Peppers
  • 1 lb. ground beef or chicken or pork
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 Jalapeno Sliced

Toppings

  • 1 Pico de Gallo recipe
  • Sour Cream for drizzling
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro optional
  • ¼ cup Sliced Green Onions optional

Instructions
 

  • Spray a skillet over medium heat with cooking spray.
  • Saute the chopped onion and garlic for about 2-3 minutes or until fragrant and translucent.
  • Add the ground beef and break it apart with a wooden spoon.
  • Season with salt, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, and fresh parsley.
  • Stir constantly until done and set aside.
  • Cut the peppers in half and remove the seeds. You can use regular papers and just cut them into smaller pieces.
  • Place the peppers on a sheet pan in a single layer.
  • Stuff the mini peppers with the cooked meat mixture.
  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese and top with jalapeno slices.
  • Bake at 400ºF/ 200ºC for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melty and bubbly.
  • Top with sour cream, Pico de Gallo, cilantro, or whatever else you want and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving.
Calories
228kcal
Total Carbs
6g
Net Carbs
4g
Protein
14g
Fat
16g
Fiber
2g
Sugar
3g

How do we calculate the nutrition info?

These nutrition facts listed are determined using nutrition information from the USDA Food Database. Our nutrition facts are accurate, but if you are using different products, please make your calculations. Net carb count is calculated by subtracting both fiber and sugar alcohols because they don’t raise blood sugar.

Course Snacks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword low carb nachos, pepper nachos
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Low Carb Nachos with Mini Peppers - 6g Carbs

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