Stuffed Sweet Potatoes How to Microwave
Savory Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are quick and easy and perfect for any evening dinner or as a side dish.
These microwave sweet potatoes can be made into a dish in no time. If you need a little extra, try serving it with baked beans, baked chips, or baked green beans.
microwave sweet potato
I’m not kidding when I say today’s recipe is making my mouth water. We first made these about a month ago and hubby and I loved them. These pork stuffed sweet potatoes recipe comes from my friend Amy in Texas.
She shared this recipe and we’ve been hooked ever since. We’ve always loved sweet potatoes (these Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks and Sweet Potato Soup recipes are a favorite), but stuffing them with some of the best toppings (hello – pork, bacon, cheese + sour cream) makes them even more delicious.
If you haven’t tried microwaved sweet potatoes, you must. Not only are they quick and easy, they’re delicious! ! For this recipe, I went to the produce section of the grocery store and found that they have individual sweet potatoes for microwave use, but don’t need those – regular sweet potatoes will do!
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Prepare. Rinse the potatoes and poke holes in the potatoes for ventilation.
microwave. Place potatoes on a glass plate, cover with a damp paper towel, and microwave for 3-5 minutes. Then, turn over, re-wet the towel and microwave, and heat for another 3-5 minutes.
bake. Roast these sweet potatoes, but it usually takes 35-45 minutes to bake them at 400 degrees. We definitely think the microwave route is the best way.
full. Once you’re done with your sweet potatoes, you can cut a slit where you left off and fill it with your favorite toppings. The options for what you use to fill these bad boys are endless, but we like to add:
- Shredded Pork – pork, chicken and beef are all great!
- Cheese – we love cheddar, but crumbled blue/feta, grated parmesan would work great too!
- Baked Potato Toppings – Butter, Sour Cream, Green Onions/Chives
- Seasonings – salt, pepper and other favorite seasonings
Just like a potato bar, setting up a sweet potato bar is great too! With all the ingredients laid out, everyone will love making their own custom sweet potato stuffing recipe.
Whether you’re serving these as a side dish or a main dish – anyone who loves sweet potatoes will love these stuffed versions. They’re easy, quick, and great for any evening!
Tips + Storage Information
Done southwest Top with black beans and sliced avocado
Cut the cooked bacon Make it super easy with a pair of kitchen shears
shop Keep leftover sweet potatoes and any toppings in a separate container in the refrigerator. reheat Put the sweet potatoes in the microwave and add all the ingredients as usual.
freeze, Let the potatoes cool completely, then wrap them in foil and place in a freezer bag. They’ll keep for up to a year, then you’ll need to let them thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat in the microwave.
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Prep time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total time 12 minutes
Serving Size 2
Calories 297 kcal
by Lil’ Luna
- 2 sweet potatoes
- 1 cup pulled pork
- 1 slice bacon
- 1/2 cup shredded cheese
- 1/4 cup sour cream
Rinse the potatoes and poke holes in the potatoes for ventilation.
Place potatoes on a glass plate, cover with a damp paper towel, and microwave for 3-5 minutes.
Then, turn over, re-wet the towel and microwave, and heat for another 3-5 minutes.
When done, make a slit in the top of the potatoes and add the pork, cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions.