Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes



  • 4 sweet potatoes, washed and wrapped in foil

  • 1 lb chicken or beef

  • 2 avocados, diced

  • Shredded lettuce (to your taste, I have used spinach and romaine)

  • ½ red onion, diced

  • Sour cream

  • Sriracha

  • Green onions, sliced

  • Taco Seasoning:

  • 1 TB Chili Powder

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon oregano

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin

  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Poke holes in sweet potatoes and wrap in foil

  3. Bake in preheated oven for approximately one hour, or until potatoes are soft

  4. Mix all ingredients for taco seasoning together

  5. Add ½ cup of water to the seasoning, set aside

  6. Saute chicken or beef in a skillet over medium high heat

  7. When meat is no longer pink, add seasoning mix to the pan and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes

  8. Slice cooked sweet potatoes in half, and gently mash the potato within the skin

  9. Top potatoes with taco meat, lettuce, onion, avocado, sour cream, and onions.  Drizzle with sriracha

** This is yet another incredibly versatile recipe.  You can add whatever veggies you have on hand to make it a healthier version of traditionally unhealthy meal.