Spiced Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potato

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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 small zucchini, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Cillantro, for serving


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Once heated, bake sweet potatoes on a sheet pan for about 45 minutes or until cooked through. Remove from oven and slice lengthwise, not cutting all the way through.

  • Step 2

    Over medium heat, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until starting to brown. Add the rest of the vegetables and sauté for about 5 more minutes. Take off the heat and add spices.

  • Step 3

    Put quinoa in a small sauce pan with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and let simmer until cooked, about 20 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Mix quinoa with vegetables and stuff sweet potatoes. Mix yogurt with lemon juice, then use it to drizzle on top, along with fresh cilantro.