Loaded Stuffed Sweet Potatoes | Mark’s Daily Apple

loaded sweet potato with venison

Potato diets, ’80s throwback when aerobics queens sipped diet coke and ate plain baked potatoes, or forgotten side next to the creamed spinach and ribeye… whatever your memories of baked potatoes may be, you likely no longer think of them as “tonight’s dinner.” But baked sweet potatoes can make delightful pockets for Primal fillings such as ground venison, bacon, and avocado. This loaded stuffed sweet potato makes a great post-workout or post long endurance run, swim, or ride meal.

Loaded Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Time: 70 minutes

Servings: 1


loaded sweet potato ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1-2 tablespoons Primal Kitchen®Avocado Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 2 strips bacon
  • 1/4 small onion, diced
  • 1 pound ground venison*
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup pickles, diced
  • 1/4 tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Primal Kitchen Special Sauce

*you’ll use about 1/3 cup cooked for 1 serving


Preheat the oven to 425ºF.

Wash the skin of the sweet potato. Prick sweet potato with a fork. Rub with 1 tablespoon avocado oil, and sprinkle the outside with coarse sea salt.

sweet potatoes ready to bake

Place sweet potato directly on the rack of the oven. Place a pan underneath the sweet potato to catch any drippings.

Roast sweet potato for about 50 minutes, or until the thickest part of the potato has no resistance.

sweet potatoes roasting

Remove potato from oven, set aside, and turn off the oven.

roasted sweet potatoes

Dice bacon. In a large skillet over medium-high…

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