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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple Jalapeno Sour Cream

The first time I made this recipe I was thinking I wasn’t going to like it. I had been trying to incorporate more sweet potatoes into my dishes since they are healthier than regular white potatoes (which I absolutely love!!!), but so far I hadn’t really found a recipe that I enjoyed. I am just not a big fan of sweet potatoes unfortunately. I wish I were. But like I said before I didn’t think I would like this one either, but I was wrong! This has been the only sweet potato recipe that I crave. Looking at the ingredients I really wasn’t holding out much hope that I was going to like this recipe. But I was willing to try anything to find a sweet potato recipe I like. And it turns out, I actually LOVE this recipe! This baked sweet potato is full of flavors and textures. I could go on and on about it but I won’t. Because you should get that oven preheated and get it ready for these sweet potato bad boys.
Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple Jalapeno Sour Cream

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple Jalapeno Sour Cream

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • ½ cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons seeded, minced jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • Salt and Tabasco sauce to taste
  • Bacon bits
  • Sliced scallions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees with a rack positioned in the center.
  2. Rub sweet potatoes with oil and salt. Bake directly on rack until soft when pierced, 40-45 minutes.
  3. Combine sour cream, maple syrup, jalapeno, lime juice, salt and Tabasco; and chill until ready to serve.
  4. Serve potatoes with sour cream mixture, bacon bits and scallions.
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 307Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 409mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 4gSugar: 10gProtein: 6g

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