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Chili Stuffed Sweet Potato

Chili Topped Sweet Potatoes

  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-8 Servings 1x


Make an easy dinner in under 30 minutes with this Chili Stuffed Sweet Potato. This health recipe features a quick chili, creamy sweet potatoes, and any topping you want!




  • 1/2 green pepper, diced 
  • 3 scallions, sliced with white and green parts separated 
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 5 ounces Tomato Paste
  • salt and pepper, to taste 
  • 4 sweet potatoes 
  • sour cream (optional)
  • shredded Mexican cheese (optional)


  1. Poke sweet potatoes on all sides with a fork. Place on a large microwave-safe plate. Microwave until tender, about 6-10 minutes, flipping halfway through. If potatoes are still firm, continue to microwave in 1-minute intervals until easily pierced with a fork. Remove from microwave and let cool slightly. Cut in half.
  2. Meanwhile, over medium-high heat, add green pepper, scallion whites, garlic and beef. Cook until the meat has browned, drain any excess fat. Add cumin, chili powder, tomato paste, and 1 1/3 cup of water. Cook till thickened, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Salt and pepper to taste
  3. Halve sweet potatoes lengthwise; fluff insides with a fork. Top with chili, cheeses, sour cream, and green parts of the scallions