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Microwave Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Chicken and Black Beans

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 2

There are baked potatoes, and then there are these insanely easy, stuffed sweet potatoes piled high with black beans, chicken, salsa and all the cheese you can handle. Make them in your microwave in 15 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
medium (about 12 oz each) sweet potatoes
1
cup shredded deli rotisserie chicken
3/4
cup Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed (from 15-oz can)
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
3/4
cup Muir Glen™ organic medium salsa (from 16-oz jar)
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup sour cream
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/8
teaspoon salt

Steps

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  • 1
    Place potatoes in 8-inch square (2-quart) microwavable baking dish. Pierce potatoes with fork several times on all sides. Microwave uncovered on High 9 to 11 minutes or until tender.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, mix chicken, beans, chili powder, cumin and salsa. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, folding back on one edge 1/4 inch to vent steam; microwave on High 1 1/2 to 3 minutes or until filling is hot.
  • 3
    Cut each potato open; spread open, and sprinkle 1/4 cup of the cheese on each potato. Spoon chicken mixture on top of cheese; top with remaining cheese. Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. In small bowl, mix sour cream, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Serve potatoes with sour cream mixture.

Expert Tips

  • Sweet potatoes are often referred to as yams and come in several varieties and shapes. Cooking times may vary if a larger potato is used.
  • Shredded Colby cheese can be substituted for Monterey Jack cheese in this recipe, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
53%
Saturated Fat
19g
95%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
1580mg
66%
Potassium
1000mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
11g
44%
Sugars
8g
Protein
42g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
400%
400%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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