Loaded Baked Sweet Potato

When served with a side salad and topped with avocado, goat cheese, and pecans, baked sweet potatoes are hearty enough to serve as a full meal.

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 612 calories
    • Fat 34 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 22 mg
    • Sodium 695 mg
    • Protein 13 g
    • Carbohydrate 66 g
    • Sugar 19 g
    • Fiber 14 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 154 mg
When served with a side salad and topped with avocado, goat cheese, and pecans, baked sweet potatoes are hearty enough to serve as a full meal.

Ingredients

  1. Check 4 large sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds total)
  2. Check 2 tablespoons canola oil
  3. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  4. Check 2 tablespoons olive oil
  5. Check 1 avocado, sliced
  6. Check 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  7. Check 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  8. Check 4 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled (about 1 cup)
  9. Check green salad, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Rub the sweet potatoes with the canola oil and season with ¼ teaspoon salt. Bake on a rimmed baking sheet until tender, 40 to 50 minutes.
  2. Split the potatoes open lengthwise and drizzle with the olive oil. Season with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  3. Top the potatoes with the avocado, pecans, parsley, and cheese.
  4. Serve with the salad.