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Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

By: Sammy Jones

Indulge in the vibrant flavours of Mexico with these delicious Mexican stuffed sweet potatoes. This budget-friendly recipe combines the natural sweetness of roasted sweet potatoes with a savoury and spicy filling. Topped with creamy avocado and tangy salsa, these stuffed sweet potatoes make a satisfying and nutritious meal, perfect for any day of the week.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 red or yellow capsicum, diced
  • ¼ cup pickled jalapeños
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 400g tin black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 125g tin corn, drained
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Fresh coriander, to garnish (optional)
  • Salsa, for serving
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Method


  • Preheat oven to 200°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Wash the sweet potatoes and pierce them with a fork. Place potatoes on the baking tray and roast in the oven for 45-60 mins or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the diced onion and sauté for 5 mins or until soft and translucent. Add the minced garlic, diced capsicum and jalapeño to the skillet. Sauté for 2-3 mins or until capsicum is tender.
  • Add the ground cumin, chilli powder, paprika, black beans and corn kernels and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and cook until heated through.
  • Add the ground cumin, chilli powder, paprika, black beans and corn kernels and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and cook until heated through.
  • Spoon the bean and vegetable filling into the sweet potato halves evenly.
  • Spoon the bean and vegetable filling into the sweet potato halves evenly.
  • Spoon the bean and vegetable filling into the sweet potato halves evenly.
  • Tip: Feel free to customise the toppings. Add a dollop of Greek yoghurt or sour cream, a sprinkle of crumbled feta or a squeeze of lime juice.

  

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Sammy Jones

Sammy Jones

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