Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


This recipe combines two of my favorite things: sweet potatoes and quinoa. They are full of flavor and nutrients! These are perfect to make ahead too since they reheat perfectly. Plus, the quinoa tastes amazing cold as a salad too! 

Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Serves 4
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  1. 4 sweet potatoes, washed and baked
  2. 1 cup dry quinoa
  3. 2 cups water
  4. 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  5. 1 cup baby spinach, chopped
  6. 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  7. 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  8. 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  1. Prepare your sweet potatoes by either roasting them in the oven or popping them in the microwave until tender. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sauce pan combine quinoa, water, onion powder, garlic powder, and spinach. Bring to a boil then reduce and let simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries.
  3. Split each sweet potato in half and top with quinoa mixture. Garnish with sliced almonds.
  4. Enjoy!

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