Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A taco and a sweet potato???  Crazy I know BUT delicious!! 

 Let me know if you try these :) 


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning (Homemade recipe below)
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes


  • Toppings (optional):
  • Shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • Diced tomato
  • Diced avocado or guacamole
  • Sour cream


  1. Start by preparing the sweet potatoes. Poke holes all over the sweet potatoes. Bake at 400°F for 30-40 min. Until you can poke them and they are soft in the center.
  2. While potatoes are cooking. Brown ground beef, chopped onion, and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drain grease and add the taco seasoning and salsa.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for about five more minutes until the mixture has thickened and heated. Add up to 1/2 cup of water to achieve desired consistency.
  4. Spoon the cooked taco meat over the sweet potatoes and add desired toppings such as shredded cheese, diced tomato, avocado, guacamole, or sour cream.



Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe Ingredients:

  • 4 Tbsp chili powder
  • 4 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 4 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 4 Tbsp onion powder
  • 4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Combine all ingredients and store them in the air-tight container.

Note: Makes 1 cup of mix, 2-3 tablespoons is one packet’s worth.

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