Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword black bean quinoa, mexican quinoa, mexican sweet potatoes, stuffed sweet potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 268 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup canned black beans drained & rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Sea salt to taste

to garnish:

  • 1 avocado mashed
  • Tahini
  • Hot sauce
  • Chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and prick with a fork. Place in the oven and bake for 40 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and pepper and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add corn, quinoa, black beans and spices and cook 2 - 3 more minutes.
  4. When sweet potatoes are fork tender, remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice in half and place each half on a plate. Top with quinoa mixture, avocado and a drizzle of both tahini and hot sauce. Finish with a sprinkle of cilantro and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Potassium 777mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 4g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 203.6%
Vitamin C 26.5%
Calcium 5.6%
Iron 14.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.