TWICE BAKED STUFFED SWEET POTATOES

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Twice Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes is a twist on the sweet potato casserole. They’re easily scaled up or down with very few ingredients, the perfect side dish.

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Sweet potatoes have twice the fiber, twice the calcium & over 1,300 times more Vitamin A than a white potato. They also anti-inflammatory agents. Plus, I just think they’re really good.

WHAT ARE TWICE BAKED STUFFED SWEET POTATOES?

Just like twice-baked potatoes, sweet potatoes are stuffed and baked twice. First, you’ll cook the potatoes until tender. Next, you remove the inside and add a lot of yummy ingredients. Stuff all this goodness back into the sweet potato and bake them again.

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

TWICE BAKED STUFFED SWEET POTATOES

This is a super-duper easy recipe and great for small crowds. I like to allow 1/2 potato for each guest. Therefore, I choose the size of sweet potato I use based on that as well as how many other side dishes I’m having. If I have several other side dishes I choose really small. If I have only one or two other sides planned I go bigger with the sweet potatoes.

WHAT DO I SERVE WITH STUFFED POTATOES

Of course, for Thanksgiving or Christmas, a Smoked TurkeyBrown Sugar Ham, or Prime Rib is a must.

For sides, my family likes 8 Cheese Mac n CheeseFluffy RollsSouthern-style DressingExtreme RiceDeconstructed Green Bean Bundles, corn casserole, or Crockpot Hashbrown Potatoes.

Twice Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

CAN I MAKE THESE POTATOES AHEAD OF TIME?

  1. Yes. Make the potatoes through step 5 below.
  2. Next, store the potatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can freeze the potatoes for up to 3 months.
  3. When you’re ready to serve – For refrigerated, bake potatoes, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes OR until heated through. As well, you can heat it in the microwave. Place on a microwave-safe plate and microwave until heated through. For frozen, thaw in the refrigerator overnight then proceed as indicated for refrigerated potatoes.

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Twice Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

TWICE BAKED STUFFED SWEET POTATOES

Twice Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes is a twist on the sweet potato casserole. They’re easily scaled up or down with very few ingredients, the perfect side dish.
Author: Paula
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
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Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 and ½ cup mini marshmallows

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Using a fork, poke multiple holes in each sweet potato.
  • Brush each potato with oil making sure to spread evenly on all sides. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, until the skin starts to feel dry and wrinkly.
  • Carefully remove the potatoes from the oven, slice them open lengthwise. Scoop each potato into a medium-sized bowl, set potato skin aside. Add brown sugar, butter, heavy cream, and spices to the bowl and blend to create the potato filling.
  • Evenly scoop the filling into the potato skins, top with chopped pecans, and finish by topping off each potato with the mini marshmallows.
  • Place back into the oven and bake approximately 15 minutes, until the marshmallows begin to brown.
  • serve warm

Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 445mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 16367IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg
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One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    Heaven! It doesn’t get better than baked sweet potatoes. This one decked with all the toppings tastes almost like a dreamy dessert. I love the texture from the pecans, too. This recipe’s a keeper!

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