Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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READY IN 50 min
PREP TIME 10 min
COOK TIME 40 min

This can be a lovely side or add some cheese or an egg on top and enjoy it as a main. This is so yummy when you add a tiny bit of cinnamon on top as well. Enjoy!


  • 4 sweet potatoes (small if serving as a side and medium if served as a main meal)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 250 g tinned lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 c vegetable stock
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced and zested
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • sour cream to serve


  • 1Preheat oven to 200'C / 400'F and prep baking sheet. Bake the washed and cleaned sweet potatoes.
  • 2Meanwhile heat a saucepan on medium. Add the oil, shallot, garlic and yellow pepper. Cook for about 5 min, stirring occasionally.
  • 3Next add in the spices and cook for 2 min, stirring constantly.
  • 4Add the tomato, lentils, vegetable stock and lemon. Bring it to a boil and then immediately turn the heat to low and let simmer for 10 min.
  • 5When the sweet potatoes are cooked, let cool for a few minutes. Slice open and fill with the lentil mix.
  • 6Add a dollop of sour cream on top and serve. Enjoy!