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This savory snack is reminiscent of nachos but with fewer calories and carbs! Crunchy, cheesy, and all-around amazing…

Hungry Girl's Healthy 3-Ingredient Mexi’ Melts Recipe

Print 3-Ingredient Mexi’ Melts Print

1/2 of recipe: 137 calories, 6g total fat (3.5g sat fat), 594mg sodium, 13.5g carbs, 3g fiber, 6.5g sugars, 8.5g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 3*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 3*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 large bell peppers

1/3 cup taco sauce

1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese

Optional toppings: sliced black olives, chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

Carefully slice off all 4 sides of each bell pepper, yielding 8 flat pieces. Remove and discard any seeds. Place pepper pieces on the baking sheet, cut sides up. Evenly top with taco sauce and cheese.

Bake until the cheese has melted, about 10 minutes.

MAKES 2 SERVINGS

HG Tips: Look for peppers with 4 sides (not 3). Let your Mexi’ Melts cool for a few minutes before eating. (Otherwise, the hot cheese might slide right off!)

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