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Healthy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
The perfect healthy dinner. Twice baked sweet potatoes with chicken sausage, cannellini beans, salsa, kale, onions, garlic and topped with goat cheese.
Course: Dinner, Easy
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Emily
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 pound Italian chicken sausage
  • 1 small onions chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 - 15.5 oz can of cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
  • 3 kale leaves washed, stemmed removed, torn into 1-inch pieces
  • Goat cheese or sour cream, optional
  • Cilantro optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Bake sweet potatoes on a baking sheet for 60 minutes, or until soft
  3. Let sweet potatoes cool for 5-10 minutes. Slice in half longways.
  4. While sweet potatoes are baking, brown chicken sausage in a large skillet or dutch oven.
  5. Add onions, garlic, cannellini beans, salsa, and kale to sausage once browned.
  6. Scoop out the inside of the sweet potatoes, leaving enough so the skins still maintain their structure, and add sweet potato to sausage mixture.
  7. Fill sweet potato skins with sausage-sweet potato mixture, sprinkle with goat cheese.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes, broil for the last 2-3 minutes.
  9. Top with cilantro and more goat cheese (or sour cream) to serve.