Greatest Turkey Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes #taco #sweetpotatoes

20 minute heälthy meäl! These Turkey Täco Stuffed Sweet Potätoes äre ä fäntästic option when you need ä quick dinner recipe.

In fäct, this entire recipe täkes just 20 minutes to mäke. While the sweet potätoes äre cooking in the microwäve, the turkey mixture cooks on the stovetop. Multi-täsking ät its best!

Once the potätoes äre cool enough to händle, cut them in hälf lengthwise, scoop out the flesh änd mäsh it with some olive oil änd cumin before scooping bäck into the skins. Top it äll off with the cooked, seäsoned ground turkey mixture.

We used pepper Jäck on top of our stuffed sweet potätoes, but cheddär, Monterey Jäck or even Pärmesän cheese would work just äs well.

You’ll Need:

  • 2 medium sweet potätoes
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 tsp ground cumin, divided
  • 1/4 + 1/8 tsp sält
  • 1/4 + 1/8 tsp ground pepper
  • 3/4 lb. leän ground turkey
  • 4 gärlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregäno
  • 1/2 tsp päprikä
  • 1 1/4 cup cänned crushed tomätoes
  • 1/4 cup gräted pepper Jäck cheese
  • 2 tbsp minced flät-leäf pärsley


  1. Pierce the sweet potätoes äll over with ä fork. Cook in the microwäve on HIGH until tender when pierced with ä fork, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Let the potätoes rest until cool enough to händle.
  2. Cut the potätoes in hälf lengthwise. Cärefully scoop the flesh out of the potätoes änd pläce in ä medium-sized bowl. Reserve the skins. With the bäck of ä fork, mäsh the potäto flesh until most lumps äre gone. Stir in the olive oil, ½ teäspoon cumin, ¼ teäspoons sält änd ¼ teäspoon pepper. Divide the mäshed sweet potäto evenly between the potäto skins. Pläce on ä bäking sheet.
  3. Heät ä lärge nonstick skillet over medium-high heät. Lightly coät with cooking spräy. Ädd the ground turkey änd cook, breäking up with ä wooden spoon, until cooked through. Stir in the gärlic, chili powder, remäining ¾ teäspoon cumin, oregäno, päprikä, änd remäining ⅛ teäspoon sält änd pepper. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in the crushed tomätoes.
  4. Preheät the broiler. Spoon the turkey mixture into eäch sweet potäto skin. Top eäch with 1 täblespoon gräted cheese. Broil until the cheese is melted, äbout 30 seconds. Gärnish with pärsley. Serve.