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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – 3 Ways

Step your baked potato game up a bit by adding stuffed sweet potatoes to the menu. We’re sharing 3 of our favorite flavor combinations — you’re going to love this recipe!

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 60 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutes
Fat 26 Carbs 31 Protein 19
Yield 3 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 3 sweet potatoes, washed
  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Flavor Variations

Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potato
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1 egg, overeasy 
  • 1/2 tablespoon green onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
Classic Stuffed Sweet Potato
  • 3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon bacon, diced
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh chives, minced
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh dill, minced
Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potato
  • 1/4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup yellow corn, frozen or canned (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • Juice from 1 lime slice

Instructions

  1. First, preheat oven to 425ºF, and wash sweet potatoes.
  2. Next, drizzle a 1/2 tablespoon of oil over each sweet potato. Make sure to coat the whole potato.
  3. After you oil the potatoes, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Then, poke holes (with a fork or knife) all around the sweet potato, and wrap each potato in tin foil. Bake at  425ºF for 45-60 minutes, depending on the size of the sweet potatoes.
  5. While the potatoes are cooking, choose which flavor variation(s) you would like, and prepare those ingredients. Set aside.
  6. When the potatoes are done, make sure they are cooked all the way through by poking them with a fork. If there is no resistance, they are done.
  7. Top with the flavor variation ingredients, and enjoy.

Tips & Notes

  • Nutrition facts are for the classic stuffed sweet potato flavor variation.
  • Topping amounts are for 1 sweet potato / serving.
  • Before starting this recipe, be sure you know what flavor variation you are going to make and ensure you have all the ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/3 Calories: 419 Sugar: 7 Sodium: 625 Fat: 26 Carbohydrates: 31 Fiber: 4 Protein: 19
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: Lunch and DinnerMethod: OvenCuisine: American

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