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Sloppy Joe Stuffed Sweet Potatoes {21 Day Fix}

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  • Author: NancyLynn Sicilia
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are a crowd pleasing dinner with a healthy twist on an old favorite comfort food!


Ingredients

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  • 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

Instructions

  1. Spray pan with cooking spray and sauté the onions and peppers until tender.  Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute.
  2. Add meat to the same skillet and cook through.
  3. Next, add spices, honey, tomatoes, and paste to the pan.
  4. Simmer all together on low for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Cut sweet potato in half and mash each side a bit to form bowls.  Divide sloppy joe mixture over each half.
  6. Top with cheese if you have leftover  BLUE in your day, or eat it plain.  Yummy either way!

Notes

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