These easy Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are a tasty way to pile on the veggies!
Serve up a twist on the classic Spinach and cheddar potato by swapping the typical potato for a sweet potato. You can keep things simple by topping a baked sweet potato with steamed Spinach, bacon pieces and cheese and melting it in the microwave just before serving. Anything goes!
Sweet potato cooking time:
- Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius.
- Poke holes in the potato using a fork.
- Lightly oil the sweet potato.
- Using aluminium foil, wrap the potato.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and allow it to cool.
Cut open and add your wished toppings.
You are more than welcome to do this with normal potatoes as well.
Here are the difference between the two:
“By the USDA method, though, a medium potato contains 170 calories, versus just 105 in a medium sweet potato. … Carbohydrates and protein, though, are more plentiful in the regular potato, which boasts 37 grams of carbs and 5 grams of protein versus 24 grams of carbs and 2 grams of protein in a sweet potato. Sweet potatoes, however, have more fiber and are slightly lower on the glycemic index than white potatoes. For this reason, blood glucose will rise a little more gradually with sweet potatoes than with white potatoes. As far as nutrients go,sweet potatoes are a rich source of vitamin A and beta-carotene.”