Black Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Who is on the hunt for a delicious but simple vegan recipe for Valentines Day? We think these stuffed sweet potatoes are a great Valentines dinner option. This recipe is a little extra special made with our Black Lentils. These small and hearty lentils resemble caviar, and have a unique taste and texture. They are versatile with a dash of indulgence.
We also think this dish is perfect for a family meal. And to save time on a busy week night we microwave the sweet potatoes.
The fresh and bright flavors of this dish are delightful and also a truly filling. You can spice it up or keep in mild depending on your audience.
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
4 medium sweet potatoes
4 tsp olive oil
3 cups cooked black lentils
1 cup tomato sauce
1 tbs chili powder
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp salt
Preheat over to 400 degrees.
Wash potatoes, poke 3 or 4 times with a fork, rub with oil and bake for 50-60 minutes until tender.
While potatoes are baking, prepare lentils.
When lentils are cooked add, tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt.
Simmer uncovered on medium-low for 5 minutes to develop flavors.
When potatoes are done, split them down the middle slightly mashing the inside. Fill with lentils. Top with cheese, guacamole, sour cream, lime juice or cilantro.