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Quinoa stuffed sweet potato

This dish is a great way to pack in lots of plant-based protein in a tasty meal!

Time 90 mins
Skill Level Easy

Ingredients List

Serves 1
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweetcorn
  • 1/4 cup quinoa cooked in boiling water for about 20 minutes
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / 400 F

  2. Cook your sweet potatoes in the oven for at least an hour or until soft. 

  3. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet. Add the onion and pepper and saute until tender, with a dash of water for about 5 minutes.

  4. Add the sweetcorn, cooked quinoa, black beans and spices and cook 2 – 3 more minutes.

  5. When the sweet potatoes are tender, remove from the oven.

  6. Slice in half and fill with your quinoa mixture.

  7. Serve with guacamole and salad.