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Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes

By: Jolie Wiener
December 4, 2019

Are you looking for an easy-peasy, cheesy dinner? Quick and low- calorie, these baked sweet potatoes will fill you up and fulfill all of your taste buds! And who doesn’t love sweet potatoes!? This is a great side dish or a filling main dish that the family will love. 

Servings: 4 

Ingredients:

-4 sweet potatoes  
-1 tbsp olive oil
-1 small bunch broccolini, trimmed, chopped
-100g grated cheddar
-100g barbecued chicken, skin removed, shredded
-chopped red onion 
-45g (1/4 cup) almonds, chopped
-120g mixed salad leaves, to serve (optional)

Directions:

-Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan forced. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Cut sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Place cut side up on the prepared tray. Spray lightly with oil and season. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until softened and lightly golden.
-While sweet potatoes are cooking, combine chicken, broccolini, and onion in a large bowl and set aside. 
-Reduce the oven temperature to 200°C/180°C.  Scoop the soft flesh from the sweet potatoes, leaving a 5mm-thick shell. Add the sweet potato flesh to the chicken mixture, along with half the cheddar. Stir together. Spoon the sweet potato and chicken filling into the sweet potato shells, piling high. Sprinkle over the almonds and remaining cheddar. Spray lightly with oil and bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden and the cheese is melted. Serve with mixed salad leaves of choice! 
-Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: Per Serving of sweet potato

KCal: 440
Fat: 20g
Carbohydrates: 35g
Protein: 26g

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