Fully Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 1 h 35 min 2
Fully Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
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Ingredients


2 medium potato Sweet potato
1 tsp Cumin
1 dash Coriander, ground
1 dash Salt
1 dash Black pepper (freshly ground)
1 medium Tomato (diced small)
2 green onion (stem) Green onion (finely sliced)
1 can (15oz) Black beans, canned
1 fruit Lime (juiced)
1 sprig Cilantro (coriander) (freshly minced; for garnish)

Instructions


  1. Preheat the oven to 450F.
  2. Wash, scrub, and dry the sweet potatoes.
  3. Place a drying rack on top of a cookie sheet and put the sweet potatoes on top. By baking on a rack, no part of the skin will get soggy which will make stuffing them easier. Bake for approximately an hour turning every 20 minutes. (The sweet potatoes are done when they are soft to the touch and just starting to puff up, so you can tell the flesh is shifting away from the skin.)
  4. Remove from the oven and let cool enough to handle about 15 minutes.
  5. Using a sharp knife gently slice away the top third of the sweet potato. With a small spoon carefully scoop away the inside of the sweet potato and put the flesh into a medium bowl.
  6. Mash the flesh with a fork and whip in cumin, coriander, salt, and a generous amount of freshly ground pepper. Stir in tomatoes, scallions, black beans, and lime juice.
  7. Divide the mixture in half and carefully stuff back into the potato skins, you can overfill them as long as they can stay upright.
  8. Place potatoes back on the rack and bake for another 15 minutes.
  9. Serve hot garnished with cilantro.

 

Notes:

Read more at http://www.foodnetwork.ca/recipe/fully-stuffed-sweet-potatoes/12094/#xUkkoigqqp6QtuHw.99


Sweet Potatoes

are a great source of beta carotene which is converted into vitamin A in the body and is important for vision health and immunity!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 251
Calories from fat 16.9
Calories from saturated fat 3.2
Total Fat 1.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1115 mg
Potassium 1504 mg
Total Carbohydrate 53 g
Dietary Fiber 23.3 g
Sugars 10.3 g
Protein 16.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.5
Meat Alternative 1.2
Vegetables 4.4

Energy sources


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