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savory sweet potato skins

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Monica H
Michigan City, IN

Maybe you think this is too much cheese for one potato? No such thing as too much cheese :) These are some great flavor combinations for this potato...makes a filling meal for one or two.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

I prefer my sweet potatoes savory and this is a yummy way serve them. I loved the addition of the bell peppers and chicken. These are hearty enough for a meal, but could be cut into smaller pieces for an appetizer. And there's no such thing as too much cheese!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
serves 1-2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For savory sweet potato skins

  • 1
    large sweet potato
  • 2
    mini sweet bell peppers
  • 1/2
    grilled chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 - 1 c
    cubed mozzarella and sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 c
    teriyaki sauce

How To Make savory sweet potato skins

  • 1
    Preheat oven 425. Bake the whole sweet potato until tender (about 30-40 minutes).
  • 2
    In the meantime, slice bell peppers lengthwise and slightly char them over open flame on stovetop. Set aside.
  • 3
    Let potato cool (10 minutes). Slowly cut potato lengthwise. Lower oven temp to 350.
  • 4
    Using a spoon, carefully scoop out potato meat, leaving the skins as in tact as possible.
  • 5
    Mix the potato with chopped grilled chicken breast, bell peppers, and all spices.
  • 6
    Layer potato mixture, cheese, potato mixture, then finally cheese, into the potato skins.
  • 7
    Oil your baking pan. Place potatoes into pan.
  • 8
    Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes, until cheese is melted and slightly browning.
  • 9
    Garnish with cilantro and serve with teriyaki sauce on the side.