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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

Description

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!


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Ingredients

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

Instructions

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!

Keywords: taco stuffed sweet potato

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