Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

stuffed sweet potato recipe
  Makes 4 servings • Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 large, whole sweet potatoes
  • Lentils (1can, drained)
  • 1 tablespoon mixed herbs
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large pot, boil the whole sweet potatoes for 15 minutes until they are soft, but still quite firm. Once done, remove from the water and cut them in half. Scoop out some of the fleshy insides to make  a slight hole.
  3. In a sauce pan, heat the lentils, mixed herbs and tomato paste over medium heat. Mx it well.
  4. Place the halved sweet potatoes on a baking tray.
  5. Scoop a few spoons of the lentils onto the sweet potatoes.
  6. Sprinkle some grated cheese over.
  7. Bake in the oven until the cheese is melted and golden.
  8. Enjoy with a fresh salad on the side.

Marna's handy tips

  • The lentils can also be mixed or replaced by mince meat.
  • For a pure vegetable dish: The filling can be replaced by corn, carrots and peas.  
stuffed sweet potato recipe vegetarian veggies

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