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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with a Tropical Touch of coconut and lime
Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats with a Tropical Touch
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
These Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats with a Tropical Touch are the perfect accompaniment to any pork, fish, or chicken dish. You're going to love their light coconut flavor and the mild zest of lime.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tropical sweet potatoes, twice baked sweet potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 185 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes cooked until fork tender and cooled slightly.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup coconut milk not coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime zest plus additional for garnish (if desired)
  • butter softened
  • ¼ cup crushed coconut chips optional
  1. Cut a slice off the top off each cooked and cooled sweet potato.
  2. Scoop out the inside of each potato leaving behind enough potato on the skins to form a sturdy "boat"
  3. Place the scooped potato into a bowl and mash with the coconut milk, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon lime zest.
  4. Fill the potato boats with the mashed sweet potato mixture and dollop each with butter.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 15-20 minutes.

  6. Sprinkle each potato with crushed coconut chips (optional).
  7. Serve hot.
Nutrition Facts
Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats with a Tropical Touch
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 518mg15%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 18445IU369%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.