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Quick Taco Sweet Potato

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: stove-top cooking
  • Cuisine: mexican


Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are the nutritious Taco Tuesday you’re craving. Baked sweet potatoes are filled with ground beef taco meat and topped with all your taco night favorites!



  • 4 Baked Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 2 tbs Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water


Baking your Sweet Potatoes:

  1. Wash and pat dry your sweet potatoes.
  2.  Place on the rack of a cold oven, and a cookie sheet on the rack below the potatoes (to catch any juice).
  3. Turn your oven to 350˚ and set a timer for 20 minutes.
  4. After 20 minutes, check your potatoes, and rotate them.
  5. Potatoes are done when you can easily insert a fork into them.
  6. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  7. Baking your potatoes can be done a couple of days ahead of time, keeping in an air-tight container in the fridge.

Ground Beed Taco Meat:

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef until cooked. Breaking apart well.
  2. Sprinkle in 2 tablespoons of taco seasonings and stir to combine evenly.
  3. Add a quarter cup of water to create a looser mixture.
  4. Allow simmering for 8-10 minutes over low heat.

Serving Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  1. If you’ve made your sweet potatoes ahead of time, rewarm them in a 250˚ oven for half an hour.
  2. Ladle taco meat into the center of a cut sweet potato.
  3. Allow your people to top their sweet potato with whatever taco toppings they would like.
  4. Gather around the table and enjoy this meal!

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