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Tex-Mex Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: Tex-Mex stuffed sweet potatoes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 607kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen


  • 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


  • Cook the sweet potatoes in an oven or microwave until soft.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium/high heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and celery.
  • When the meat is no longer pink, stir in the black beans, chiles, tomatoes, and corn.
  • Reduce the heat to medium/low and stir in the salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, and cocoa powder.
  • Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Stir in the fresh lime juice and butter until melted.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked, split them lengthwise and fill them generously with the Tex-Mex filling.
  • Serve hot with shredded cheddar cheese and chopped scallions if desired.


tools and equipment:
large skillet, wooden spoon or spatula, measuring spoons, can opener


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1312mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 17g