Sloppy Joes stuffed sweet potatoes are a 21 Day Fix that the whole family will love to eat.
So I may have gotten a little cocky thinking I could get him to LOVE sweet potatoes through this yummy dish.
Which is not at all.
I’ve decided there must be something wrong with him then. I mean, he’s pretty perfect in a lot of other ways, but everyone has a few faults.
Anyway, if you love sweet potatoes like I do, make this. ASAP. It’s soooooo delicious and super filling. It definitely felt like a cheat to me even though it’s incredibly healthy.
And for the haters, this could work just as well over a regular potato. #yum
Here’s the sloppy joes stuffed sweet potatoes recipe. Enjoy!
Serving Size: 1/2 sweet potato topped with 3/4 cup of sloppy joe
- 2 baked sweet potatoes
- 1 lb lean ground turkey or beef
- 1/4 onion, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 1 clove of minced garlic
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tbs cumin
- 1 tbs honey (or slightly more to taste)
- 1 14 oz can of diced tomatoes
- 1 6 oz can of tomato paste
- Spray pan with cooking spray and sauté the onions and peppers until tender. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute.
- Add meat to the same skillet and cook through.
- Next, add spices, honey, tomatoes, and paste to the pan.
- Simmer all together on low for 10-15 minutes.
- Cut sweet potato in half and mash each side a bit to form bowls. Divide sloppy joe mixture over each half.
- Top with cheese if you have leftover BLUE in your day, or eat it plain. Yummy either way!
21 Day Fix Container Count:
1 YELLOW, 1 GREEN, 1 RED, (optional blue!)
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