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Sloppy Joe Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Flavorful homemade sloppy joes are even more satisfying and delicious when placed on top of a sweet potato! You may not ever eat one on a bun again!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 522kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 TBS worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp spicy brown mustard
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 TBS brown sugar
  • 2 TBS ketchup
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 sweet potatoes medium

Instructions

  • Wash and pierce medium sweet potatoes with a fork and place on microwave safe plate and cook for 4-5 minutes. If they need to cook additional time cook in increments of 30 seconds until done.
  • While sweet potaotes are cooking, brown ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain if necessary. Return beef to skillet.
  • Add all remaining ingredients into the skillet and simmer for at least 5-10 minutes over low heat.
  • Cut sweet potatoes in half, mash them with a fork and then top with sloppy joes.

Notes

-If you cook sweet potatoes in the oven or slow cooker the total cooking time for this recipe will increase.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sweet potato & sloppy joe | Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 1313mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 32347IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4mg