Savory Sweet Potato Skins

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Monica H

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@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.

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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! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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Serves:
1-2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

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

  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.

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