Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – 3 Ways!

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – 3 Ways!

February 18, 2022 at 03:00PM

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes – 3 Ways!

Stuffed sweet potatoes never looked so delicious with 3 different flavor variations to spice up your weeknight meals. Enjoy! Amazing Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Is there anything better than baked sweet potatoes?! STUFFED baked sweet potatoes! We’re sharing 3 of our favorite ways to stuff sweet potatoes that you can easily whip up for flavor-packed weeknight

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Author Emily Richter | citywomen.co
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Amazing Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Is there anything better than baked sweet potatoes?! STUFFED baked sweet potatoes! We’re sharing 3 of our favorite ways to stuff sweet potatoes that you can easily whip up for flavor-packed weeknight meals, including:

Breakfast stuffed sweet potatoes

Classic stuffed sweet potatoes

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Southwestern stuffed sweet potatoes

why you’ll love this recipe

One base recipe + 3 amazing flavor combos

Protein-packed: each of these flavor combos are packed with healthy proteins

Easy peasy: make these stuffed sweet potatoes for a quick weeknight meal

sweet potato in aluminum foil

How to Make Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

For the full recipe, scroll down to the recipe card for a list of ingredients and instructions.

Preheat & Prep

First, preheat oven to 425ºF, and wash sweet potatoes.

Season Sweet Potatoes

Next, drizzle a 1/2 tablespoon of oil over each sweet potato. Make sure to coat the whole potato. After you oil the potatoes, season with salt and pepper.

Wrap & Bake Sweet Potatoes

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.

How to tell when sweet potatoes are fully cooked: make sure they are cooked all the way through by poking them with a fork. If there is no resistance, they are done.

Prepare Ingredients for Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

While the potatoes are cooking, choose which flavor variation(s) you would like, and prepare those ingredients.

Assemble Stuffed Sweet Potatoes & Enjoy!

It’s time to assemble your stuffed sweet potatoes! This is a great recipe to involve the whole family — set up a stuffed sweet potato bar, and enjoy 😀

sweet potatoes in a cast iron skillet

Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potato

breakfast stuffed sweet potato on a plate

This breakfast stuffed sweet potato is packed with all of your breakfast favorites, including bacon, avocado, a fried egg and even maple syrup! You’ll need:

  • Bacon
  • Avocado
  • Green Onion
  • Maple Syrup
  • Fried Egg

Classic Stuffed Sweet Potato

Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potato
homemade guac recipe 😀 You’ll also need:

  • Black Beans
  • Corn
  • Red Onion
  • Guacamole
  • Lime Juice

Storage

Let sweet potatoes cool completely. Then, transfer into an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 3-5 days.

Can I freeze baked sweet potatoes?

To freeze baked sweet potato, let it cool completely. We recommend freezing baked sweet potatoes without the stuffing. Then, tightly wrap it in tin foil and place it in a freezer-safe gallon-size bag for up to 3 months.

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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 minutes
Cook:1 hour
Fat 26
Carbs 31
Protein 19
Yield:
Print Rate

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

    • First, preheat oven to 425ºF, and wash sweet potatoes.
  • Next, drizzle a 1/2 tablespoon of oil over each sweet potato. Make sure to coat the whole potato.
  • After you oil the potatoes, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 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.
  • While the potatoes are cooking, choose which flavor variation(s) you would like, and prepare those ingredients. Set aside.
  • 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.
  • 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: 1/3 Calories: 419kcal Carbohydrates: 31g Protein: 19g Fat: 26g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 7g