Stuffed Sweet Potato with Ground Turkey

Stuffed Sweet Potato with Ground Turkey
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What’s for dinner? Yummy Stuffed Sweet Potato with Ground Turkey. This is a quick and easy meal for lunch or dinner. I love this one because it is a nice blend of sweetness and saltiness to make your tummy happy. You can stuff sweet potato with a lot of different foods and ingredients. For this recipe I stuffed the sweet potato with ground turkey cooked with olive oil, onions, red chili flakes, tomatoes, cumin, basil, salt and black pepper.

Stuffed Sweet Potato with Ground Turkey

Stuffed Sweet Potato with Ground Turkey

What’s for dinner? Yummy Stuffed Sweet Potato with Ground Turkey. This is a quick and easy meal for lunch or dinner. I love this one because it is a nice blend of sweetness and saltiness to make your tummy happy.
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 2 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: Stuffed Sweet Potato
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Love of Yum Team

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 lbs ground turkey
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion , sliced
  • ¼ cup grape tomatoes , cut in half
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • Kosher Salt , to taste
  • ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 3 handfuls of fresh spinach , torn

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425º. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, prick the sweet potatoes with a fork all and put them in the oven. Bake until tender, 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool, then split the tops open with a knife. Or you can make them in the microwave on HIGH until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Let the potatoes cool and set aside before cutting them on top.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil, onions, red chili flakes tomatoes and sauté for about 3-4 minutes. Then add the ground turkey, cumin, basil, salt and black pepper and cook, breaking up ground turkey with a meat chopper. Incorporate all the ingredients together in the skillet and until turkey is fully cooked then add tomato paste and mix it in thoroughly for about 2-3 minutes. Then add spinach and mix together. Reheat sweet potato in the oven (350) microwave 5 -7 minutes or in the microwave for 1-2. Spoon the turkey mixture into sweet potato skin. And serve.
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