Sparing you the backstory of how these came to be and why I love them, here is the recipe for today's writer fuel recipe: Tex-Mex Sweet Potatoes!
Ingredients (Makes 4)
4 Large Sweet Potato (washed)
1/2 lb ground chicken or beef (optional)
1 packet taco seasoning
1 oz can tomato sauce
1 green bell pepper, washed, de-seeded, and diced
1/2 tbl olive oil
Condiments as desired (salsa, pico, nacho cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream)
Writer Fuel Recipe: Tex-Mex Sweet Potations - Instructions
-Wrap the potatoes in foil and bake on 400 until smushy when squeazed (30-45 minutes on average).
-In a medium soup pan, if using ground chicken or beef, cook meat over medium-high heat until meat reaches a safe temp (see package for details). Drain grease and set aside.
- in a medium skillet, stir-fry green bell pepper until tenderness you prefer.
-add meat (optional), tomato sauce, and taco packet to the skillet and simmer over low for 10 minutes.
-slice baked sweet potato, top with 1/4 of the meat/peppers.
-Top with condiments as you prefer, and enjoy!
Want something sweet to go with your sweet potato? Try the cookies & creme cupcakes writer fuel recipe HERE.
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