Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 47 mins
Total Time 1 hr 2 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 in medium sweet potatoes cleaned and cuthalf lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 small sweet onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 small red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • On a foil-lined baking sheet, place the potatoes cut side down. Bake for 30 minutes, until fork-tender. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add coconut oil, onions, garlic, and bell peppers. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, until soft. Add tomato paste, red pepper flakes, and Dijon mustard, stirring well. Add ground beef and cook until browned, breaking up with a spatula. Once cooked through, add honey, apple cider vinegar, and water.
  • Cover and cook on low 5 to 10 minutes, until liquid has evaporated. Once potatoes have cooled, scoop out potato flesh into a large bowl, and combine with hot meat mixture, stirring well to combine. Refill each potato skin with a portion of this mixture, and return to the oven to finish baking 10 to 15 minutes.
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