Baked sweet potatoes with easy chilli & soured cream

Baked sweet potatoes with easy chilli & soured cream

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 45 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 8

Warm those winter nights with a sweet potato jacket and a quick chilli, perfect for feeding a crowd

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
559
protein
35g
carbs
55g
fat
24g
saturates
11g
fibre
8g
sugar
18g
salt
1.05g

Ingredients

  • 8 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 red or green chillies, deseeded and chopped
  • 1kg lean minced beef
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 400g can kidney beans, drained
  • 300ml tub soured cream
  • sweet chilli sauce, to serve

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Prick the potatoes in several places and bake for 45 mins until soft.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan, then cook the onion and chillies for 3-4 mins until softened. Add the beef and seasoning and cook for 5 mins, stirring often. Add the tomatoes and kidney beans, bring to the boil, partially cover and gently simmer for 30 mins.
  3. Season the chilli. Cut the sweet potatoes open, spoon in some chilli and top with soured cream. Pass around the sweet chilli sauce.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2010

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wendyf's picture
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A great midweek recipe. We have two little ones so I left out the chillies and served with mashed sweet potatoes. I drizzled the adult portions with HOT sweet chilli sauce to spice things up. Yummy.

laralou's picture

Amazing! Soooo super tasty just love this website. Im not a big fan of chili or hot food but with the soured cream it really mellowed it for me. Needed to keep potatoes in for longer, maybe the ones i used were bigger than the recipes haha! Cooked the exact amounts for just 2 people (bar the potatoes where i used just 2!) Going to freeze the rest and do the pie version in a couple of weeks cant wait! Xx

leadfoot's picture

Can this be made with quorn mince for a very lean meal?

vickyholme's picture
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This a now a firm regular favourite at home - a really easy flavoursome midweek meal.

lou--p's picture
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I have only ever made this as the sweet chilli pie, but it was a big hit with my other half and our friends. Excellent comfort food:)

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