Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes and I have a special bond especially drizzled with brown sugar and butter. They are so delicious and can be eaten so many different ways like the taco stuffed sweet potatoes recipe I’m sharing with you all today. Sweet potatoes actually have many health benefits too… or so I’ve heard. I’m not going to research it right now but what I do know for sure is that they are very tasty!

Try these scrumptious taco stuffed sweet potatoes! A unique twist on a taco and sweet potato!

Whole 30 Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Yields: 4-6 servings | Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 sweet potatoes, cut lengthwise
  • 1 lb ground beef (grass-fed if possible)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Toppings:

  • Fresh lettuce, shredded
  • Avocado, chopped
  • Tomatoes, chopped
  • Salsa
  • Cilantro

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place the sweet potatoes (cut lengthwise) face down on a baking sheet. Brush the backs with olive oil and sprinkle on salt and pepper. Place in the oven for 30 minutes.

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

While potatoes are cooking, place ground beef in a large skillet and cook on medium high heat, until browned. Add in spices and diced red pepper. Cook until bell pepper softens (3-4 minutes). Add a few tablespoons of water if needed to keep the meat from drying out.

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

To serve – use a fork to flatten the inside of the roasted potato slightly.  Add desired amount of ground beef mixture and top with fresh lettuce, chopped tomatoes, avocado, salsa and cilantro.

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

What’s your favorite way to enjoy sweet potatoes? Comment below and share your ideas with us!

Melanie Kampman

Melanie Kampman is a web designer, developer and owner of Giveaway Bandit and Farm News for Kids. She lives in Northwest Missouri on a large family farm with her husband and eight year old son, the Giveaway Bandit. They raise cattle with a variety of pets including horses, chickens, ducks, and a slew of cats. By Melanie Kampman If you are interested in writing a sponsored post on Giveaway Bandit please email me at melanie (at) giveawaybandit (dot) com.

11 Comments
  1. This is definitely an interesting twist on a taco!! I have definitely never thought of it before, but I bet it is amazing! Thank you so much for sharing your recipe! 🙂

  2. I love sweet potatoes, I would have never thought to turn them into tacos. This looks so good and less carbs!

  3. I am so glad to find this recipe! I LOVE sweet potatoes and this looks so yummy and different! Pinning now to try next week!

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