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Turkey Taco Stuffed Sweet Potato

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3 large sweet potatoes, baked or microwaved until tender

1 tablespoon oil 

1 pound ground turkey 

One 9-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 

1 cup corn kernels 

3/4 cup jarred salsa 

2 tablespoons taco seasoning 

1 avocado, diced 

1/4 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt 

1 green onion, finely chopped 

Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish 


  1. Cut the baked sweet potatoes in half and fluff their centers with a fork to create slight reservoirs in each. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground turkey and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until it's browned, about 8 minutes. Add the black beans, corn, salsa and taco seasoning and cook, stirring, until they are heated through, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the skillet from the heat.
  3. Spoon the turkey taco mixture into the center of each sweet potato. Top each with avocado, a dollop of sour cream, some green onion and cilantro. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 3 days.