Sloppy Joes stuffed sweet potatoes are a 21 Day Fix that the whole family will love to eat. Comfort food with a healthy twist, that picky kids love!
So I may have gotten a little cocky thinking I could get him to LOVE sweet potatoes through this yummy dish.
Don’t get me wrong – he loved the Sloppy Joes part of this. But, sadly, it didn’t make him love sweet potatoes any more than he did before.
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!
New – check out my Vegan Sloppy Joe recipe!
Here’s the Sloppy Joes stuffed sweet potatoes recipe. Enjoy!
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Sloppy Joe Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are a crowd pleasing dinner with a healthy twist on an old favorite comfort food!
- 2 baked sweet potatoes
- 1 lb lean ground turkey or beef
- 1/4 onion, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 Tbsp cumin
- 1 Tbsp honey (or slightly more to taste)
- 1 (14 oz) can of diced tomatoes
- 1 (6 oz) can of tomato paste
- Optional- shredded cheddar cheese
- 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!
Makes 4 servings – 1/4 of entire skillet over 1/2 sweet potato
21 Day Fix: 1 YELLOW, 1 GREEN, 1 RED, optional BLUE (per serving)
WW link for personal points: Sloppy Joe Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Keywords: turkey, dinner, sloppy joes, poultry, sweet potatoes, gluten-free, grain-free, high protein, low-fat
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