Beef-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Spicy Peanut Butter Sauce
Courtesy of the National Peanut Board
Start-to-finish: 45 minutes, Serves 4
4 sweet potatoes
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 pound ground beef or turkey
1/2 large onion or 1 small onion, chopped
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
For peanut sauce:
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3 teaspoons warm water
1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
Juice of 1 lime
1 teaspoon honey
3 tablespoons warm water
Pinch of salt and pepper
2 tablespoons unsalted peanuts, chopped
Heat oven to 400 F. Use fork to poke holes in sweet potatoes. Bake in oven (wrapped in foil) for about 45 minutes or wrap in paper towel and microwave about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground meat and start to break into smaller chunks with wooden spoon. Add onions, garlic and seasonings to pan. Cook until meat is fully browned and onions are soft.
For the sauce, stir all ingredients together well. Split sweet potatoes down the middle and fill each one with 1/4 of meat mixture.
Pour a fourth of the sauce onto each sweet potato. Top with chopped peanuts.