Jacket sweet potato sloppy joes

Loaded with body-fuelling nutrients, these loaded sweet potatoes are a quick and easy dinner option and an excellent way to use up leftovers.
Jacket sweet potato sloppy joesJames Moffat



1.Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; cook onion, garlic, carrot, capsicum and celery, stirring, for 5 minutes or until vegetables soften. Increase heat to high; add beef and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until browned.
2.Add mustard, sauce and stock to pan; cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until sauce thickens. Season to taste.
3.Preheat grill.
4.Scrub sweet potatoes; pierce all over with a fork. Wrap separately in plastic wrap; microwave on HIGH (100%) for 10 minutes or until tender. Cool for 5 minutes; remove and discard plastic wrap.
5.For each sweet potato, cut a 2cm deep slit lengthways from one end to the other. Using a tea towel, gently squeeze the base of each sweet potato to open the top. Place on a foil-lined oven tray. Sprinkle sweet potatoes with cheese; place under the grill for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
6.Top sweet potatoes with beef mixture and parsley; serve.

This recipe is an excellent way to use up leftover bolognese sauce or taco meat.


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