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Spicy Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

spicy chicken stuffed sweet potatoes recipe

Spicy Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp olive or avocado oil
  • 1/2 lb ground chicken (just use 1/2 of a pkg you get in the grocery store)
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp each dried oregano, basil, paprika and chile powder (Optional 1 Tbsp sriracha)
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1-1 1/2 cups fresh spinach, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese plus a bit more to crumble over the top of the sweet potato

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place the sweet potato on a cookie sheet and bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes or until tender.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Cut sweet potato in half and scoop out most of the flesh.
  • Place the halves back on the cookie sheet.
  • Place flesh in a medium bowl and mash with a fork.
  • Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat.
  • Add the ground chicken and olive oil.
  • Add the dried spices, chopped onion and optional sriracha.
  • Cook the chicken mixture, breaking up the large clumps with a wooden spoon for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chopped spinach and the mashed sweet potato flesh to the cooked chicken and stir together.
  • Add feta cheese leaving a bit of feta aside to use at the end.
  • Divide the stuffing mixture into the sweet potato halves.
  • Sprinkle feta over each one.
  • Return stuffed sweet potatoes to the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve.
  • Enjoy!
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spicy chicken stuffed sweet potatoes recipe

As I am writing this new recipe out for you all it is snowing again in Calgary. It is March and I can honestly say I am very tired of shovelling my driveway, wearing boots, down-filled coats and snow.

Oh so much snow we have had this year.

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My thoughts are on spring. I am counting down the days until it is springtime in Calgary.

In the meantime I am inside staying warm and working on a ton of new gluten free recipes for you all.

This will be the first of 6 new recipes coming your way.

How does a stuffed sweet potato sound?

spicy chicken stuffed sweet potatoes recipe

spicy chicken stuffed sweet potatoes recipe

spicy chicken stuffed sweet potatoes recipe