Twice Baked Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

September 3, 2015

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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