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Twice Baked Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

September  3, 2015
Photo by Colleen Stem
Author Notes

Lentils and Sweet potatoes are meant for each other. This is by far one of my favorite things to eat. —Colleen Stem

  • Makes 2 stuffed potatoes
Ingredients
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 cup lentils plus 2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped kale (any variety works)
  • guacamole (optional)
  • Salsa (optional)
  • salt and pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Place potato in oven at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until soft a baked throughout.
  2. While potato is baking, prepare lentils. Add water and lentil to pot, bring to a boil, sprinkle with salt and reduce to simmer until lentils are tender.
  3. When potato is cooked, remove potato and let cool for a few minutes. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out most of the flesh out of the skins and place into a big bowl. WIth a fork, mash the potato a bit Add in the lentils and the kale, a sprinkle of salt and pepper, and mix to combine. Stuff the mixture back into the skins of the potatoes and place potatoes back into oven for 5-10 minutes until the top of the potato is a bit crispy. Remove from oven and serve on a plate with salsa and guacamole if you so desire (you should!!)
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