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Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

A Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potato becomes a hearty meal when topped with your favorite Mexican toppings.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 423kcal


  • 1 sweet potato medium sized, scrubbed clean
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • ½ cup black beans rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup Guacamole


  • Using a fork, prick the potato about 5 times hitting different areas of the potato. 
  • Place potato on microwave safe plate and microwave for 4 minutes, turning the potato over half way through.
  • Potato is done when soft to touch and is easily pierced with a fork. Cook in one minute increments until done. The length of time will vary based upon the size of the potato. 
  • Make a slit in the top of the sweet potato and gently push the ends of the potato towards the middle to make an opening in the top.
  • Using a fork, gently fluff the inside of the potato.
  • Mix salsa into the fluffed sweet potato flesh.
  • Layer beans, cheese and guacamole on top. Enjoy!


Add 4 minutes to the initial cook time for an additional potato.


Calories: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 752mg | Potassium: 1231mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 19010IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 403mg | Iron: 3.2mg