Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
 
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Ever dreamed of using sweet potatoes to their full potential? Well, today I'll show you how to do just that with this recipe for stuffed sweet potatoes - yum!
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Ingredients
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 1 large eggplant, julienned
  • 1 capsicum red pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • For the topping:
  • some mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1 avocado, sliced
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 200 C.
  2. Cut the sweet potatoes lengthwise and place on a baking tray. Add the capsicum red pepper to the baking tray as well.
  3. Bake for about 25 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are soft and the pepper is baked and the skin comes out easy.
  4. Meanwhile, heat a frying pan on medium heat.
  5. Add a few Tbsp oil to a frying pan. Once it heats up, add the garlic and onion and cook until softened.
  6. Add the eggplant and tomato.
  7. Add the rest of the oil, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper and cook as the tomato and eggplant soften. Mash as this occurs.
  8. Add the baked capsicum pepper, mix and let sit for about 10 minutes.
  9. Scoop out the flesh from the baked potatoes.
  10. Stuff the halves with the eggplant mixture.
  11. Sprinkle with chopped mint, cilantro and avocado slices. Enjoy!
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at https://gourmandelle.com/stuffed-sweet-potatoes/