Savory Sweet Potato Skins

Monica H


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Savory Sweet Potato Skins

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Collection: The Great Tailgate!
Other Tag: For Kids

Show 9 Comments & Reviews

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew

In my part of the country, one day it's cold the next it's warm. I'm not sure Mother Nature can figure out what season it is. Even if the weather...

9 Superb Stuffed Pepper Recipes

9 Superb Stuffed Pepper Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Quick, easy and delicious, these stuffed pepper recipes are family tested and approved!

16 Homemade Biscuits And Gravy Recipes

16 Homemade Biscuits and Gravy Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love flaky, delicious and slobber-worthy biscuits and gravy recipes? We certainly drool over them. Make these homemade biscuit and gravy recipes right in your own kitchen and enjoy...