Nutrient and Flavor-Packed Sweet Potato

Happy Tuesday! I finally have some time to post one of my all-time FAVORITE recipes!!! I went through a stage where I think I ate this every night for dinner for almost two weeks straight. AKA it is CRAVE-WORTHY and delicious with 20 g of protein, healthy fats, complex carbs, and it’s vegetarian! Also- it’s basically one giant multi-vitamin-all the health packed into one tasty meal! This recipe is written as a single servings, so for however many people you are feeding, just multiply it! And you know me, it’s ridiculously easy to make.

Grocery List

1 Sweet potato of choice (purple is my favorite)

1/2 C Meatless crumbles (Lightlife, Morning Star, Boca are all great brands)

1/4 C Daiya cheddar cheese shreds

1/4 C yogurt of choice (to keep entirely vegan do plain Silk yogurt). I personally like Chobani or Siggi’s!

1/3 Avocado, sliced (HINT: keep the pit inside the avocado to preserve freshness while you store the leftover)

Chives to top

Directions

  1. Bake the sweet potato:
    • Oven: Preheat oven to 400F, pierce sweet potato all around with a fork, bake about 45 minutes-1 hour.
    • Microwave: Pierce sweet potato and place in a microwave safe dish with 1/2 cup of water. Cook 6 minutes, then flip (with a fork, it will be incredibly hot) and cook for an additional six minutes.
    • While the sweet potato is baking, move to step 2
  2. In a small pan over medium heat, add meatless crumbles and cheese. **Cheese withstands high temperatures. Stir in the pan until meat is fully cooked- about 4 minutes.
  3. Cut your sweet potato in half and stuff with meatless crumbles/cheese mixture and top with yogurt/chives/avocado

THAT’S IT!

Nutrition

Calories: 389

Fat: 15.5 (great source of mono/polyunsaturated fats)

Carbs: 44

Fiber: 11.2g

Sugars: 7.3g

Protein: 20g

**Great source of vitamin A and iron

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ENJOY!

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25 thoughts on “Nutrient and Flavor-Packed Sweet Potato

  1. YESSS is this the start to the slew of recipes?!!? Sweet potato is my numero uno!!! And I’m loving that the recipe is so simple! Although I’ve never had a purple sweet potato nor did I even know it existed (insert embarrassed emoji here) is there much of a taste difference in it?

    xo, JJ

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    1. Hahha the slew may have just ended unfortunately. BUT YES- SWEET POTATOES ARE SOOO GOOD! That’s okay about the purple sweet potato—- I didn’t know they existed until about a month ago either when we were shopping at whole foods! I would say they taste super similar, maybe a touch sweeter than the regular. I just like to look at them. Hahah! Also- they are super high in antioxidants (I believe even higher than normal SP). Let me know if you ever try one of these little suckers 😉 xo

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    1. Yayyyyy!!! Hehe- I just discovered the purple at Whole Foods about a month ago, they really don’t taste all that different but they are super fun to look at! Regular ones work just the same! Let me know if you are able to try it out and what you think!!! Have a great rest of your week, Marcia :)!

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