Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients
  1. 2 large sweet potatoes
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  4. 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  5. 1/2 cup frozen corn
  6. 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  7. 1 cup canned black beans drained & rinsed
  8. 1 tablespoon chili powder
  9. 1 teaspoon cumin
  10. 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  11. Sea salt to taste
to garnish:
  1. 1 avocado mashed
  2. Tahini
  3. Hot sauce
  4. Chopped cilantro
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and prick with a fork. Place in the oven and bake for 40 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and pepper and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add corn, quinoa, black beans and spices and cook 2 - 3 more minutes.
  4. When sweet potatoes are fork tender, remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice in half and place each half on a plate. Top with quinoa mixture, avocado and a drizzle of both tahini and hot sauce. Finish with a sprinkle of cilantro and enjoy!