Savory Sweet Potato Skins

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Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
1-2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
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!

Ingredients

1
large sweet potato
2
mini sweet bell peppers
1/2
grilled chicken breast
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
curry
1/4 tsp
paprika
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

Step-by-Step

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

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About Savory Sweet Potato Skins

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