Stuffed Sweet Potato with Hummus Dressing

Stuffed Sweet Potato with Hummus Dressing

7 Reviews
From:, October 2017

Hearty yet simple to prepare, this stuffed sweet potato with black beans, kale and hummus dressing is a fantastic 5-ingredient lunch for one!

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  • 1 large sweet potato, scrubbed
  • ¾ cup chopped kale
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • ¼ cup hummus
  • 2 tablespoons water


  • Prep

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  1. Prick sweet potato all over with a fork. Microwave on High until cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, wash kale and drain, allowing water to cling to the leaves. Place in a medium saucepan; cover and cook over medium-high heat, stirring once or twice, until wilted. Add beans; add a tablespoon or two of water if the pot is dry. Continue cooking, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is steaming hot, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Split the sweet potato open and top with the kale and bean mixture. Combine hummus and 2 tablespoons water in a small dish. Add additional water as needed to reach desired consistency. Drizzle the hummus dressing over the stuffed sweet potato.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 stuffed sweet potato
  • Per serving: 472 calories; 7 g fat(1 g sat); 22 g fiber; 85 g carbohydrates; 21 g protein; 202 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 20 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 35,810 IU vitamin A; 55 mg vitamin C; 191 mg calcium; 7 mg iron; 489 mg sodium; 1,673 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (716% daily value), Vitamin C (92% dv), Folate (50% dv), Iron (39% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 4 starch, 1½ lean protein, ½ carbohydrate, ½ medium-fat protein

Reviews 7

August 31, 2018
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By: Haley
Honestly one of my favorite recipes on here. It's so delicious and simple to make
April 05, 2018
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By: Flavery
Literally very good
March 07, 2018
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By: karevian
Great! It is actually made with a yam not a sweet potato. But. Think most of us grew up thinking yams were sweet potatoes
January 25, 2018
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By: Dezrah
Surprisingly delicious and filling. Don't be put off by the recipe's ease and simplicity.
January 16, 2018
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By: rlocati1
This was as one reviewer said even better then expected. I had great sweet potatoes-they are called Garnets and they are so good. I had some left over black beans and newly steamed beet greens so I did use those. I cut back amounts to keep calories a bit better--more like 225 for entire amount. I did use an Oasis roasted red pepper hummus that has 28 calories per serving and it was just perfect on this. I didn't add water to it, but will try that next time. Could eat this everyday! Thank you.
January 15, 2018
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By: jackstng
Incredibly good. Way better than I thought it would be. Perfect combo of flavors and fairly simple to make. I baked the yams rather than micowaved.
January 04, 2018
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By: riverdance
I've recently updated from an old email and rediscovered Eatingwell - still my favorite!
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