Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

Posted by Kayla at


You will want to get your fork into this Baked Sweet Potato! Stuffing and baking, is seriously one of the best ways to eat a potato! Try it yourself and YOU be the judge :) 

Ingredients (serves 3):
3 medium sweet potatoes
2 tsp olive oil
½ small brown onion, diced
1 garlic clove, crushed
½ medium yellow capsicum, diced
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
½ tsp chilli powder
½ tsp ground turmeric
1 medium tomato, diced
250g tinned lentils, drained and rinsed
100ml salt-reduced vegetable stock
½ lemon, juiced and zested
Salt and pepper, to taste
80g low-fat sour cream

Pre order
Method:

1. Wash and dry the sweet potatoes.

2. Preheat the oven to 200C and line a baking tray with baking paper.

3. Spray the sweet potato with oil spray and place on the prepared baking tray. Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the potatoes are soft and cooked through. Set aside to cool slightly.

4. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and capsicum and cook for 3-4 minutes or until the onions are translucent and the capsicum has softened, stirring often.

5. Add the cumin, coriander, chilli powder and turmeric and cook for a further 1-2 minutes until fragrant, stirring constantly. Add the tomatoes, lentils, stock, lemon juice and zest and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

6. Slice the sweet potatoes in half and fill with the lentil mixture. Top with a dollop of sour cream and serve with a fresh green salad on the side.

Enjoy!

Kayla :) 

* Results may vary. Strict adherence to the nutrition and exercise guide are required for best results.

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