You might think sweet potatoes should only be served up as a Thanksgiving side, but there's so much this versatile root vegetable can do! Give it a chance tonight with this delicious chili-stuffed recipe. All you need are five common ingredients to cook up a hearty, satisfying, and delicious meal that's low in calories but high in nutrition. It offers almost 35 percent of your daily recommended fiber and over 27 grams of protein.
- 1 sweet potato
2 ounces ground turkey
1/4 cup kidney beans
1/4 cup pico de gallo
2 tablespoons cheddar cheese
- Pierce the sweet potato skin a few times with a fork. Place on a microwaveable plate and microwave for 5-8 minutes, rotating halfway through.
- Meanwhile, cook the ground turkey in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, breaking up meat with the side of a spoon, just until it is cooked through, about 3-5 minutes.
- Drain the fat if necessary, then add the kidney beans and pico de gallo to the skillet, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Remove your sweet potato from the microwave, split in half, and fill the center with your turkey "chili" mixture. Top with cheddar cheese, and enjoy immediately.
Source: Calorie Count
- Main Dishes
- North American
- Makes 1 serving
- Calories per serving