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Tex-Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
When you want to spice up your dinner options, but still want something healthy and quick, this recipe for Tex-Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Ground Beef & Beans may be just the thing you're looking for!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: Tex-Mex stuffed sweet potatoes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 607 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) fire roasted chiles
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Rotel (Mexican Style) tomatoes with lime and cilantro
  • cups corn kernels frozen
  • teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Shredded cheddar cheese optional
  • chopped scallions optional
Instructions
  1. Cook the sweet potatoes in an oven or microwave until soft.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium/high heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and celery.
  3. When the meat is no longer pink, stir in the black beans, chiles, tomatoes, and corn.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium/low and stir in the salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, and cocoa powder.
  5. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  6. Stir in the fresh lime juice and butter until melted.
  7. Once the potatoes are cooked, split them lengthwise and fill them generously with the Tex-Mex filling.
  8. Serve hot with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped scallions if desired.
Recipe Notes

tools and equipment:

large skillet, wooden spoon or spatula, measuring spoons, can opener

Nutrition Facts
Tex-Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 607 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 1312mg57%
Potassium 1677mg48%
Carbohydrates 83g28%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 48741IU975%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 135mg14%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.