Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Three Ways
Melanie Ng

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Three Ways

Sweet or savory, we have got you covered. Stuffed to the brim, these variations will not disappoint.

Ingredients

Meaty Chicken

  • 1 medium cooked sweet potato
  • 3 tablespoons shredded chicken
  • 3 tablespoons cooked spinach
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • a dash of garlic powder & hot sauce

Savory Southwest (This recipe is vegan!)

  • 1 medium cooked sweet potato
  • 3 tablespoons black beans
  • 2 tablespoons corn
  • 1 tablespoon diced red or green pepper
  • a dash of chili powder & cumin

Sweet Banana (This recipe is vegan!)

  • 1 medium cooked sweet potato
  • 1 tablespoon nut butter
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • a dash of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Slice open the middle of the cooked sweet potato to form a pocket for other ingredients. Fluff the sweet potato by scraping the inside of the potato with a fork.
  2. Layer on the desired toppings. Serve warm.

Notes

  • Kids love a toppings bar! Put out small bowls of toppings and let them make their own creations.
  • In addition to the toppings shown, try leftover chili; stir-fried or steamed vegetables; caramelized pineapple with ham; nonfat plain yogurt; sunflower seeds or other nuts; peas; sautéed apples; or even a poached egg.
  • Sweet potatoes are very versatile. Bake extra and use the leftovers for easy meal prep.
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