Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


These Mexican Quinoa STUFFED Sweet Potatoes are the ultimate plant-based meal! Packed with fiber and protein, they're filling, tasty and easy to make! #stuffedsweetpotatoes #mexicanquinoa #quinoa #quinoarecipe #vegandinner #simplyquinoa

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup canned black beans drained & rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Sea salt to taste
  • to garnish:
  • 1 avocado mashed
  • Tahini
  • Hot sauce
  • Chopped cilantro

Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and prick with a fork. Place in the oven and bake for 40 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and pepper and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add corn, quinoa, black beans and spices and cook 2 - 3 more minutes.