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.
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!
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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: Green – 6 points, Blue – 5 points, Purple – 3 points (per serving) [Calculated using extra lean ground turkey and no cheese]
Keywords: turkey, dinner, sloppy joes, poultry, sweet potatoes, gluten-free, grain-free, high protein, low-fat
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