Healthy Baked Sweet Potato

Baked Sweet Potato Recipe:

Serves: 2

Method: 1 hour 10 minutes

This is a great healthy and indulgent alternative to satisfy your need for some delicious comfort food. Feel free to adjust the recipe to your own cravings; you can add mince instead of kidney beans or even add some cheese on top at the end. Try it out and let me know how you go!



  • 2 small sweet potatoes
  • 1 can of kidney beans
  • ½ cup of mushrooms
  • ½ an avocado
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1tbsp taco seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees Celsius
  2. Wash sweet potato skin. Poke approximately 10 holes in the sweet potato using a fork. This is so that the sweet potato doesn’t explode when baking
  3. Bake sweet potato for 50 minutes. Check if it is ready by cutting a vertical line down the sweet potato – if it is easy to cut and softened it is ready.
  4. Dice garlic and mushrooms and sauté in pan.
  5. Add kidney beans and taco seasoning until cooked through. Add spinach last and sauté until wilted.
  6. Dice tomato and avocado.
  7. Place kidney bean mix in the middle of the sweet potato adding tomato and avocado on top. Add any other desired toppings and VOILA! You’re a chef!
  8. Optional Extras: Add grated cheese or sour cream if desired.


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