Sweet Potato Skins Two Ways

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Nutritious baked sweet potatoes replace fried white potatoes in this healthy makeover of a popular bar snack. Instead of fatty bacon and sour cream, our sweet potato skins recipe uses turkey bacon and nonfat Greek yogurt. With only 190 calories per serving, they make a delicious snack, and can even be eaten for lunch or dinner.

Sweet Potato Skins with Turkey Bacon

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 4 baked medium sweet potatoes, cut in half
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 8 Tbsp. low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 slices cooked turkey bacon, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 8 green onions, thinly sliced

Preparation:
1. Heat oven to 400° F.
2. Scoop flesh out of sweet potatoes and reserve for another use.
3. Place skins on a baking sheet. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.
4. Top each sweet potato half evenly with yogurt, turkey bacon, tomato, and green onions.

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Sweet-Potato-Skins-with-Chicken-Roundup_zo3knwHere’s another way to make sweet potato skins that are healthy enough to eat as a meal! These are topped with spinach, spiced chicken, and cilantro.

Sweet Potato Skins with Spiced Chicken and Spinach

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 4 baked medium sweet potatoes, cut in half
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 4 oz shredded cooked chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 1 tsp. all-natural taco seasoning, no salt added
  • 1 cup steamed spinach
  • 8 Tbsp. low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation:
1. Heat oven to 400° F.
2. Scoop flesh out of the sweet potatoes and reserve for another use.
3. Place skins on a baking sheet. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.
4. While skins are baking, combine chicken and taco seasoning in a s mall bowl; mix well. Set aside.
5. Top each sweet potato half evenly with spinach, chicken mixture, yogurt, and cilantro.

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Recipes Adapted from Beachbody
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