Recipe: Chipotle BBQ Chicken-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  • Updated: January 22, 2014 - 1:18 PM

Chipotle BBQ Chicken-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes √

Serves 4.

Note: Baked sweet potatoes make a healthy and delicious vehicle for any number of stuffings. Microwaving the sweet potatoes while the oven is preheating shortens their baking time considerably, making this a quick, easy and delicious weeknight dinner. Find chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce in a can in the ethnic section of your supermarket. From Meredith Deeds.

• 4 medium sweet potatoes

• 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided

• 1 small onion, minced

1 to 2 chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, minced (see Note)

2 garlic cloves, minced or grated

• 1 tsp. cumin

• 1 tsp. dried oregano

• 1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

2 c. shredded cooked chicken breast (rotisserie chicken is fine)

• 1/2 c. barbecue sauce

• 3 c. chopped baby spinach

1/2 c. sharp white Cheddar cheese, grated

1/4 c. chopped cilantro, for garnish

1/4 c. low-fat sour cream, for garnish

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