Show Your Sweet Potatoes Some Love With Taco Stuffing

Even though Meatless Monday has the word “less” in it, your dinner can be more flavorful, more delicious, and more fun. All while going meatless. And costing less than your average dinner.

This easy baked sweet potato recipe is a family favorite. Even the picky kiddos love this dish, and everyone is too busy enjoying it to remember that it’s a meal without meat.

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Quick, tasty, budget-friendly, and even the picky kids love it? That’s why this is one of my favorite baked sweet potato recipes, so sign me up for more than Mondays! I’ll serve this dish up three times a week. Or, maybe four or seven.

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Taco-Style Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

Yield: 4 servings
Prep time: 12 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes


• 2 sweet potatoes
• 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar
• 1 cup black beans
• 3/4 cup tomatoes, corn, and green or purple onions
• 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

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1. Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Pierce potatoes with a fork. Microwave for 7-9 minutes, or until tender.

3. Slice potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out centers. Place scooped out portion in a bowl.

4. Mix in cheese. Gently fold tomatoes, corn and/or onions. Scoop into the center of the hollowed-out skins.

5. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until cheese is melted and begins to bubble around edges.

6.  Garnish with cilantro. Enjoy!

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