Chicken Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Chicken Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Chicken Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I have been trying my best to make recipes that are super easy and easily prepared ahead of time. These crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes were very easy and ready when ...

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I have been trying my best to make recipes that are super easy and easily prepared ahead of time. These crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes were very easy and ready when I arrived home from work. That’s exactly what I am going for and I can assume you’d want to feel the same about your dinner, right?

It involves two things in the crock pot: sweet potatoes and chicken tacos. I made the chicken tacos ahead of time (since I only have one slow cooker). I do have an pressure cooker but I am still unsure how to use that as a crock pot (anyone help me out?) 

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Make Sweet Potatoes:

  1. Clean the sweet potatoes
  2. Wrap each potato in foil
  3. Place in crock pot on low for 8 hours

Make Chicken Tacos:

This can be made in the crock pot. Typically you’ll use more than 1 lb of meat but I only have two to feed (maybe 2.2 with the little one) and a budget, so beans it is! This is what you’ll need to put in the crock pot for 6-8 hours:

Crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes

  1. 1 lb Chicken (feel free to use other meats, or more meat)
  2. 2 tbsp chipotle taco seasoning for 1 lb of meat
  3. 1 can of beans (or homemade)
    • I put these in afterwards so they didn’t get too mushy
  4. 2 peppers, sliced
  5. 1 small onion, minced/sliced
  6. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  7. A little water/chicken broth

Crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes

Crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes

Instructions:

  1. Cook the sweet potatoes
  2. Cook the chicken tacos
  3. Slice the sweet potatoes in half
  4. Put the chicken taco mixture on top of each half
  5. Top with cheese or avocado
  6. Chicken taco stuffed sweet potato success.

Chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes

Benefits: Sweet potatoes provide vitamin A, which is great for vision (just make sure a fat is included with them to help absorb it!). They also have a good amount of vitamin C which is great for healing tissues. Also found is manganese, copper, and B vitamins, all important in body function. Manganese especially helps form tissue and regulates blood sugar. 

Chicken Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


Fresh Flavors: Crock pot chicken taco stuffed sweet potatoes are healthier than using a tortilla shell due to extra nutrition. 


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Comments ( 13 )

  1. ReplyKatie | Life She Lives
    I never would have thought to stuff a sweet potato! This sounds so yummy and I am definitely going to give it a try! Thanks for sharing!
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  3. ReplyDanielle S
    Delicious! I made these last night- only thing I changed is finished them off in the oven with a little cheese on top for a crisp and then served with avocado and a little sour cream.
    • ReplyMindy Voet
      That's great! I'm glad you liked it and that's a great idea to finish them in the oven.
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  5. ReplySparksFly
    I can' wait to try this- LOVE all the ingredients!
  6. ReplySheri
    Yummy. I love crockpot meals. Thank you!I
  7. ReplyGiGi Eats
    Oh yum! I am very much IN LOVE with this recipe!!!! Combines all the things I LOVE - and what I love the most is that the sweet potato is the vessel!
    • ReplyMindy Voet
      Thank you! I'm glad you enjoy sweet potatoes as much as I do!
  8. ReplyEmily
    Love this! it combines 2 of my favorite things: sweet potatoes and tacos!!
  9. ReplyMrs. Picky Pincher
    Great thinking! I like to fill my sweet potatoes with homemade spicy pulled pork. Add in a side dish of buttered broccoli and you've got a drool-worthy dinner for pennies. :)
    • ReplyMindy Voet
      That sounds amazing! I need to try that. The pulled pork would be perfect with sweet potato.

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