Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes also topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions. One of our favorite dinners that can also be a side dish recipe. { lilluna.com }

I’m not joking when I say that today’s recipe has me drooling. We made these about a month ago for the first time and the hubby and I LOVED them. The recipe for these Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes comes from my friend, Amy, in Texas. While we lived there, our church would have monthly get together with the women where we would share our favorite recipes. We’d pick a theme (like appetizers or soups) and everyone would bring that recipe. Everyone would sample a little bit of each and exchange the recipe. It was so much fun, and I was able to find a ton of new recipes to try out for my own family. When I tried these sweet potatoes, I knew instantly that they would go over really well in the family. We already love sweet potatoes and then topping them off with pork and cheese and bacon and sour cream… I mean, come on! SO DELICIOUS!!

For this recipe, I headed to the produce section at the grocery store and found out that they have separate potatoes for microwaving. I’ve seen other recipes where they were microwaved and used regular sweet potatoes, but I’m guessing these ones are a little better for that. Having said that, you can also bake these bad boys but they will obviously take longer (you’ll have to bake the pierced potatoes at 400 for about 45 minutes). Either way you make them, I promise you they will be a hit!!

Here is the recipe:

Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
 
Ingredients
  • Sweet potatoes (~1 per person - we used microwavable sweet potatoes)
  • Pulled pork (homemade or store bought - with or without BBQ sauce)
  • Bacon (~1 slice per potato)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Green onion
Instructions
  1. Rinse potatoes and poke holes in potatoes to allow for venting.
  2. Place potatoes on glass plate, cover with a damp paper towel and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.
  3. After the 5 minutes, turn over, rewet towel and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. One done cut a slit in the top of the potato and add pork, cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions. ENJOY!

Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes also topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions. One of our favorite dinners that can also be a side dish recipe. { lilluna.com }

Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes also topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions. One of our favorite dinners that can also be a side dish recipe. { lilluna.com }

I haven’t always been a fan of sweet potatoes, but now I can’t get enough of them. If you’re the same way then you’ll definitely love this recipe too. For more great potato dishes, check out these favorites:

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries - these are seriously so delicious! If you love these at the restaurants you'll LOVE this recipe!

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Parmesan Sweet Potatoes - my new favorite side dish recipe. Takes minutes to make and tastes AMAZING!! Soft sweet potatoes coated with parmesan cheese and all kinds of spices!!

Baked Parmesan Sweet Potatoes

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes recipe ~ top with marshmallows or pecan streusel for the perfect Thanksgiving side dish!

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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ENJOY!

Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes also topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions. One of our favorite dinners that can also be a side dish recipe. { lilluna.com }

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Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.
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Kristyn is passionate about sharing ALL things creative! From recipes and tips to crafts and DIY projects, Kristyn loves to share with her readers how to be creative and how to do things simply. When not creating, she is busy going on adventures with her 5 children (ages 7 to 6 months) and with her best friend/husband, Lorin.

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