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Tex Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Tex Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Description

If you love Tex-Mex and you love sweet potatoes, then you are going to love my sweet and spicy Tex Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes.


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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, sliced in half length-wise
  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper – diced
  • 1/2 small onion – diced
  • 1 small jalapeno – seeded and diced
  • 1 cup of frozen corn
  • 1/2 can black beans – drained
  • 2 TBS chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. To Roast the sweet potatoes:
  2. Preheat oven to 400°
  3. Rub both sides, front and back, of the sweet potatoes with olive oil.
  4. Salt and pepper both sides, front and back, of the sweet potato.
  5. Place the sweet potatoes face down on a cookie sheet.
  6. Roast for 25 minutes.

For the Tex Mex Stuffing

  1. Brown the ground beef.
  2. Drain the fat.
  3. Add bell pepper, onions, and jalapeno and cook for 5 minutes on medium-high.
  4. Add the spices and a bit of salt and pepper.
  5. Add the corn and black beans.
  6. Simmer for 5 minutes.

To Assemble:

  1. Using a fork, fluff the inside of the sweet potatoes.
  2. Add heaping spoons of the filling and don’t worry if some spills over.
  3. Eat and enjoy!

Notes

I usually serve this is shallow bowls to catch any extra filling.

  • Category: Quick Weeknight Dinner
  • Method: Easy recipe
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex