Twice-Baked Sweet Potato with Bacon and Green Onions
Recipe Type: Side, Lunch
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Serves: 4-6
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 6 slices bacon, roughly chopped
  • 4-5 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup crème fraîche (or sour cream or greek yogurt)
  • salt + ground black pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Bake the sweet potatoes on a baking pan for 45-55 minutes or until you can easily pierce through it with a knife.
  3. Let them cool for about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, sauté the bacon in a frying pan on medium heat until the bits are crispy, this should take about 10-15 minutes. Remove pan from the heat and stir in the green onions. Set aside.
  5. For 2 of the potatoes, split them in half and scoop most of the flesh out, leaving about ¼? on the borders. Take all the flesh out of the remaining potato.
  6. Mash, then add the butter and the bacon-green onions mixture.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Spoon the mixture back into the skins and bake for another 20-25 minutes.
  9. Serve with the crème fraîche.
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