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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes taken to the next level of indulgence. Enjoy these with a salad and make a vegetarian dinner with these
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 -4 servings
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes scrubbed and rinsed
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. onion flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • dash of cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • chopped fresh chives optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven 375 degrees.
  • Scrub and wash potatoes well and then pierce in several places with a fork. Bake in preheated oven approximately 30-40 minutes until you can stick fork into potatoes easily.
  • Remove from the oven and cut in half length wise and allow to cool about 5-10 minutes.
  • Scoop potato out of skins and place in small mixing bowl. Then place skins on baking sheet.
  • Add remaining ingredients reserving cheese and chives for topping.
  • Mash potatoes with potato masher or fork and spoon back into the skins.
  • Top with shredded cheese and put back in preheated oven about 10 minutes until cheese is melted and golden brown.
  • Top with chopped chives