Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 25 min 4
Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato
Health Rating

Ingredients


4 medium potato Sweet potato
1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain, fat-free
1 tsp Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
1/2 medium Red onion (diced)
1 tsp Chili powder
1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Cumin
1 pinch Salt
1 1/3 cup Black beans, canned (rinsed, drained)
1/2 cup Salsa, ready-to-serve
1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
1/4 cup Green onion, scallion, ramp (or cilantro)

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C)
  2. Poke holes in the potato with a fork and bake potatoes in the oven for about 45 minutes.
  3. Combine yogurt and taco seasoning in a small bowl, mix well.
  4. Heat oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add peppers, onions, chili powder, paprika, cumin, and salt; cook until the onions have caramelized slightly, about 5 minutes. Add black beans, stir to combine, and heat through (about another 5 minutes).
  5. Slice the potato lengthwise down the middle, use a fork to pierce the top in an oval shape, then remove the top of each potato. Top with shredded cheese, black bean mixture, Greek yogurt mixture, and salsa. Serve and enjoy!

Notes:

Nutrition Highlights

  • Beans are a great source of plant-based protein and are high in fiber which may help to promote healthy digestion! 
  • Sweet Potatoes are a good source of beta carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body and is important for immunity and vision health! 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 281
Calories from fat 55
Calories from saturated fat 27.2
Total Fat 6.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 13.9 mg
Sodium 789 mg
Potassium 954 mg
Total Carbohydrate 47 g
Dietary Fiber 11.2 g
Sugars 9.9 g
Protein 14.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.4
Milk Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 3.4

Energy sources


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