Baked Stuffed Sweet Potato

Makes 2 Servings, 1 potato with 1 cup filling

  • Total Time: 1hr 5 min.
  • Prep Time: 15 min  
  • Cooking Time: 50 min
  • Yield: 2 Servings

Container Equivalents per server: 1 Red, 2 Yellow, 1 Teaspoon

Ingredients

  • 2 small sweet potatoes, washed, pierced several times with a fork
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded roasted chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Bake sweet potatoes for 35 to 45 minutes, or until tender.  Cut sweet potatoes almost in half lengthwise
  3. While sweet potatoes are baking, combine chicken, beans, oil, cumin, coriander, and salt in a small saucepan; cook, over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes or until hot
  4. Top sweet potatoes evenly with chicken mixture. Sprinkle evenly with cilantro.
  5. Serve Immediately

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