Baked sweet potatoes with easy chilli & soured cream

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Cook:45 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

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

Nutrient Unit
kcal 559
fat 24g
saturates 11g
carbs 55g
sugars 18g
fibre 8g
protein 35g
salt 1.05g


  • 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 can chopped tomatoes
  • 400g can kidney beans , drained
  • 300ml tub soured cream
  • sweet chilli sauce , to serve
Baked chilli & jacket potatoes


  • STEP 1

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Prick the potatoes in several places and bake for 45 mins until soft.

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 3
Classic jacket potatoes

Season the chilli. Cut the sweet potatoes open, spoon in some chilli and top with soured cream. Pass around the sweet chilli sauce.

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