Crispy, cheesy, and loaded with toppings, these keto chicken bell pepper nachos have all the fixings to a classic plate of nachos without tortilla chips. We traded them out for mini bell peppers, which we sliced in half for easy grabbing. Shredded chicken packed with Mexican seasonings makes this a hearty dish you can quickly and easily serve as an appetizer.

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And since the toppings are customizable with the likes of sour cream, avocado, onions, and jalapeno, this recipe can be adapted to anyone’s preference or diet needs. You can also pick your spice level based on which salsa you use.

These bell pepper nachos are such a delicious game day snack! It’s a low-carb alternative to classic nachos that doesn’t lack any flavor. It’s also a delicious lunch that you can meal prep and easily re-heat when you’re ready.

Bell Pepper Nachos Recipe Tips:

  • Don’t have shredded chicken on hand? Simply cook chicken breasts by boiling them for 15-20 minutes until done.
  • Mix this dish up to incorporate your favorite flavors and toppings. Greek seasoning would also be delicious here.
  • Store any leftovers covered in the fridge. Simply reheat in the oven to melt the cheese and crisp up the dish!
A pan of delicious keto nachos.

Keto Chicken Bell Pepper Nachos

These bell pepper nachos are a delicious appetizer that deliver a ton of flavor while being low in carbs and high on protein.


Yield: 4 servings
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  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, toss the shredded chicken with the taco seasoning and salsa. Set aside.
  • Spread the halved bell peppers on the baking sheet evenly.
  • Sprinkle the shredded chicken all over the peppers evenly.
  • Sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly over the top.
  • Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is melted and the bell peppers are slightly cooked but still crunchy.
  • Drizzle with sour cream and top with jalapenos, limes, cilantro, onion, and avocado if desired.
Calories: 270kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 32g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 99mg, Sodium: 495mg, Potassium: 727mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 3906IU, Vitamin C: 147mg, Calcium: 203mg, Iron: 1mg
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