Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

Prep

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stuffed sweet potato recipe

Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

Chef Allan Ubas, State of Confusion
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving

Ingredients
  

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ cup riced cauliflower
  • ¾ tsp. taco seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup Idaho potatoes, diced
  • cup green peppers, diced
  • cup yellow onions, diced
  • 1 avocado
  • Lime juice, to taste
  • 1 oz. salsa
  • 1 cup lettuce, finely shredded
  • 2 Tbsp. pico de gallo

Instructions
 

  • Scrub and dry the sweet potato. Rub sweet potato with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle the potato with sea salt. Place sweet potato on a sheet pan and place into a 350° oven until cooked through.
  • Approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the size of sweet potato. While the potato is cooking, place riced cauliflower in a hot skillet with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and your favorite taco seasoning. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Dice Idaho potatoes into ½-inch pieces and place into salted boiling water until cooked through but not mushy, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Remove from water and strain through a colander. Set cooked potatoes in refrigerator until ready to assemble.
  • Dice green peppers and yellow onions into ½-inch pieces and mix with cooked potatoes.
  • Make an avocado sauce by puréeing avocado, lime juice, salt, and pepper to taste, adding water until desired consistency.
  • Pan fry cooked Idaho potatoes, peppers, and onions until golden brown. Drain on paper towel. Split cooked sweet potato lengthwise and place on a plate.
  • Place warm cauliflower mixture on top of sweet potato and add pan-fried potatoes, peppers, and onions. Put a scoop of your favorite salsa on top and drizzle with avocado sauce. Add lettuce and top with your favorite pico de gallo. 
Keyword state of confusion, stuffed sweet potato, Sweet Potato
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