Vegan Mexican Recipes: Fiesta Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

August 19, 2015
I've been on a sweet potato kick lately which has led me to become quite creative with my toppings. These fiesta stuffed sweet potatoes will remind you of your favorite Mexican dish with a sweet new twist. Fun fact - they're also gluten free!
Vegan Mexican Recipes: Fiesta Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Vegan Mexican Recipes: Fiesta Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe Type: Hearty Entrees
utensils YIELDS 1 large, stuffed potato (recipe is easily doubled and quadrupled)
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  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup vegan soyrizo or vegan beef crumbles
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 avocado
  • to taste vegan sour cream
  • to taste green onions
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • to toaste salt and pepper
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1. Preheat oven to 400 F 2. Pierce several holes in sweet potato with a fork. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until center is soft. 3. Meanwhile, cook vegan soyrizo over high heat with 1 tbsp of olive oil. 4. Once the soyrizo is cooked, set aside. In the same pan, with a tad more oil if needed, cook kale over medium heat. Add salt and pepper to taste. 5. Chop onion and bell pepper. Combine in a bowl with black beans and corn and stir until all ingredients are well mixed. 6. Once your sweet potato is finished, load it up with your magical toppings! Don't forget hot sauce, if you want to spice things up even more!
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4 Tips for Ordering Vegan at Non Vegan Restaurants
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Christina credits adopting the vegan lifestyle as the single most profound shift in her life. She went on Weight Watchers for the first time in 7th grade; she struggled with eating habits and weight issues until college, when she finally decided to take her health seriously. Veganism has helped Christina maintain a healthy body weight and achieve peace with her body. She believes veganism is what led her to become the energetic, go-getter, healthy, holistic person. Follow Christina on Pinterest @vegannugget and Instagram @christinaramireznyc.


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