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Easy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


  • Author: The Fitchen
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Description

Baked sweet potatoes stuffed with a healthy, fresh medley of sauteéd vegetables. One of these makes a meal, with plenty of protein and tons of nutrients. Squeeze fresh lime over top for the finishing touch!


Ingredients

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  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • olive oil spray
  • Stuffing:
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 red bell peppers [julianned]
  • 2 medium sweet onions [thickly sliced]
  • 1-15 oz can of black beans
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil [add more when necessary]
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons sea salt
  • fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 415º.
  2. Spray sweet potatoes with olive oil and wrap in foil. Place on a baking sheet and roast for 50 minutes or until fork tender.
  3. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, prepare the onion and red pepper as instructed above. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and pepper and sauté for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add black beans, quinoa, sea salt, and more olive oil if necessary. Continue to heat for 3-5 more minutes.
  5. When the sweet potatoes are done, slice them in half and fill with the stuffing.
  6. Top with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Category: Main Dish