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Recipe: Bell Pepper Nachos

I am enjoying my daily harvest of bell peppers and salad leaves. These yellow banana peppers are vibrant addition to not only my garden but also to my plate. Yellow peppers contain 305 % vitamin C which is why it must not be over cooked.

Here is a fun recipe using that I loved.

Bell Pepper Nachos
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  1. 2 bell peppers
  2. Olive Oil
  3. Garlic Clove
  4. Spring Onions
  5. 1 Table spoon of garlic powder
  6. 1 Table spoon of Paprika
  7. 1 Table spoon of Red chili powder
  8. Salt
  9. 1/2 Table spoon of Cumin powder
  10. 1/2 Table spoon of Oregano
  11. 1/2 Table spoon of Crushed black pepper
  12. 1 cup of cooked and shredded chicken
  13. Olives
  14. Cilantro
  1. Heat a pan and add a dash of olive oil.
  2. Add finely chopped garlic clove and spring onions.
  3. Keep stirring while you add a tsp of garlic powder, paprika or red chili powder, salt, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 1/2 tsp of oregano and crushed black pepper.
  4. Add a cup of cooked and shredded chicken.
  5. Toss well.
  6. Make a slit in two bell peppers and remove all the seeds.
  7. Carefully fill each pepper with chicken mixture.
  8. Top with olives and cilantro.
  9. Bake for 3 minutes.
  1. Serve it with brown rice or with a salad.
  2. I made my salad using some mix salad leaves, dried tomatoes and parsley.
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Zahra Ali Husain is a sustainability educator, freelance writer and an environmentalist. She is also a co-founder of Organic City Pakistan and runs the Green Schools & the Horticulture Therapy programs along with Yasir Husain. Zahra also manages an organic farm.

  • Dear Zahra Ali,

    I am writing this to request you to give me some of your valuable time and knowledge of your experience.

    I am doing my Masters level Thesis on the topic "GREENING OF OPEN URBAN SPACES: Community Vegetable Gardens as Urban Infill in Karachi region".

    I have read your articles on related topic. It would be honorable and very enlightening for me to discuss the mentioned topic and its related issues.

    It is pertinent to mention that I would also be writing a research paper on the topic mentioned.

    Ar. Lubaina.

  • Zahra

    Dear Lubaina, It was great getting in touch with you. I hope now your paper is complete and I would really like to read it and learn more from your research 🙂