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Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"A savory alternative to our candied usual spuds. These sweet potato skins can be totally prepared other than the final baking time the day before, and refrigerated."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 201
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 potato skins)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Prick sweet potatoes several times with a fork and place onto a baking sheet.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork, about 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. While potatoes are cooling, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage and onion in the hot skillet until meat is browned and crumbly and onion is translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer mixture to a medium to large heat-proof bowl. Add Cheddar cheese and mix well.
  4. Slice cooled spuds lengthwise. Scoop insides out and into the sausage mixture, creating a cavity in the potato skins. Stir sausage mixture well; mound ingredients evenly into the empty potato skins using a small scoop. Arrange on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, 15 to 20 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use yams instead of sweet potatoes, if you'd like.
  • You can use sweet turkey sausage instead of sage sausage, if you'd like.
  • To speed up next-day cooking time, place in a stoneware dish and cook in a microwave on high for 2 minutes and transfer to a preheated oven for additional 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 201 calories; 6.5 29.4 6.6 18 290 Full nutrition

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Sweet, salty, creamy...all the flavors and textures come together nicely. The sage sausage paired with the sweet potato was reminiscent of Thanksgiving flavors. I couldn't really taste cheese at...