Healthy Recipes

Sausage & Pepper Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

Sausage and pepper add a savory touch to a nutritional and muscle-building staple like sweet potato.

Sausage and Pepper Stuffed Sweet Potato
Calories 526
Protein 51g
Fat 14g
Carbs 52g
Sausage & Pepper Stuffed Sweet Potato Servings: 1
You'll need
  • 1 lean, hot italian turkey sausage link
  • 4 oz 99%-lean ground turkey
  • 6 oz baked or microwaved light-skinned sweet potato
  • 1 cup green bell pepper strips
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ⅛ tsp garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper (less if you’re a spice wimp)
  • 1 cup red onion strips
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions 
1. Using kitchen scissors or knife, cut casing off sausage and discard. add sausage and turkey to small mixing bowl. Mix with fork until well combined. Toss peppers, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne, salt, pepper, and olive oil in medium bowl.
2. Place small nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Cook peppers and onions until just tender, about 6 minutes. Remove from pan and cover to keep warm. Turn heat to medium-high and add sausage. Cook, breaking it into bite-size pieces until no longer pink. Mix with peppers.
3. Cut potato open and put it in a medium shallow bowl. Top with sausage and vegetable mixture.
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