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Tex-Mex Loaded Sweet Potatoes

To change up your classic potato dishes, why not dare to try sweet potatoes? In this recipe these beautiful orange potatoes are loaded with a delicious Tex-Mex mixture.

Tex-Mex Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 small red onions finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1 cup salsa
  • coriander for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for about an hour, or until potatoes are cooked through and can be pierced with a fork.
  • Set aside to cool while you prepare the filling.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high. Add the onions and sauté for 3 minutes. Add jalapeno and garlic; sauté another minute.
  • Add the black beans and sauté another 2 or 3 minutes. Add seasonings and cream cheese; sauté 1 minute.
  • Slice the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Mash the innards with a fork.
  • Add the black bean mixture to top, along with the corn.
  • Garnish with coriander.
  • Serve with salsa.
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