Chorizo-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


Main Dish
Chorizo-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Primary Media

Chorizo-stuffed sweet potato

User Rating

3.18 out of 5 stars
Rate it:
34 ratings

Recipe Data


Recipe Wellness Badges


Save Options


Turn twice-baked baked potatoes into a main dish by mixing the sweet potato pulp with cooked chorizo, corn and black bean salsa, and spices.

Recipe Tags

Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
4 medium sweet potatoes
½ lbs. Mexican chorizo
1 c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped onion
1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
1 clove(s) garlic, minced
½ c. Hy-Vee Select corn and black bean salsa, plus additional for garnish
Kosher salt
½ tsp. Hy-Vee chili powder
¼ tsp. Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
Manchego cheese, crumbled, if desired
Fresh cilantro, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Fork
  • Rimmed baking pan
  • 8x8-inch baking pan
  • Medium bowl
  • Potato masher
  • Large skillet


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Scrub sweet potatoes and pierce all over with a fork. Place on a rimmed baking pan. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until tender. Set aside and cool slightly.

    Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
    Make the baked potatoes ahead of time and reheat for 20 minutes at 425 degrees when you're ready to make Chorizo-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. Prebaked potatoes will store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
    Hy-Vee Balance Magazine
  2. Using a spoon, scoop pulp from sweet potatoes leaving 1/4-inch shells. Place shells in an 8x8-inch baking pan; set aside. Place pulp in a medium bowl. Using a potato masher, mash potato pulp until smooth. Set aside. 

  3. Remove casing from chorizo. Place sausage in a large skillet. Add onion, olive oil, and garlic. Cook over medium heat until chorizo is cooked through (165 degrees). Remove from heat; do not drain. Stir in corn and black bean salsa. 

  4. Add chorizo mixture to sweet potato pulp; combine well. Season with salt, chili powder, and cayenne pepper. Spoon sweet potato mixture into shells, mounding mixture slightly. Bake for 20 minutes. 

  5. Sprinkle with Manchego cheese crumbles, if desired, and bake 5 minutes more or until cheese has melted. Spoon extra salsa on top, and if desired, garnish with fresh cilantro. 

Nutrition facts


530 Calories per serving
1 potato

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 21g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 960mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 68g
  • Protein: 22g

Daily Values

Iron 15%
Calcium 8%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 25%

Recipe Source:

Balance August 2018