Loaded Baked Sweet Potato

with Crispy Kale, Walnuts and Feta
With Crispy Kale, Walnuts and Feta
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4 Sweet potatoes large, scrubbed, patted dry
1 bunch Kale small, center ribs removed and cut into bite-size pieces
1 tbsp Olive oil plus more for sweet potatoes
½ tsp Sea salt
¼ tsp Black pepper
¾ cup Feta cheese crumbled
½ cup Walnuts roughly chopped

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Loaded Baked Sweet Potato


Are you a fan of baked sweet potatoes? If so, you will love this Loaded Baked Sweet Potato recipe. Flavorful and delicious, this easy baked sweet potato recipe takes the typical side dish up a notch thanks to crispy kale, briny feta, and toasted walnuts, which boost both texture and nutrition.

This recipe is easy to put together. First, rinse, scrub, and pat dry the sweet potatoes. Place them on a baking sheet and poke holes all over using a fork or a knife. Then rub with a little olive oil and bake. Baking the sweet potatoes takes about 45 minutes at 400 °F. While the potatoes are baking, sauté the kale until slightly wilted. Once the sweet potatoes are tender, remove them from the oven and carefully slice each in half lengthwise. Fluff the insides and top each half with the sautéed kale, crumbled feta, and walnut pieces. Bake for another 10-12 minutes until the kale is crispy and the feta is soft. Serve immediately and enjoy!

To make the Loaded Baked Sweet Potato, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Loaded Baked Sweet Potato


Heat oven

Preheat the oven to 400 °F.


Prepare sweet potatoes


Place 4 sweet potatoes on a baking sheet. Prick each sweet potato with a fork and rub all over with a little olive oil.




Bake the sweet potatoes at 400 °F for about 45 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.


Cook kale


Meanwhile, toss the chopped kale with 1 tablespoon olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper in a medium skillet. Over medium heat, sauté the kale for about 5 minutes until slightly wilted.


Slice sweet potatoes


Once tender, remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and set aside to cool slightly. Then slice in half lengthwise. Use a fork to fluff the inside of each sweet potato half.


Combine kale, feta, and walnuts


In a bowl, combine the kale with ¾ cup crumbled feta and ½ cup walnuts.




Top each sweet potato half with the kale-feta mixture and return to the oven for 10-12 minutes until the kale is crisp and the feta soft.



Serve hot and enjoy!

This Loaded Baked Sweet Potato is the perfect side dish with roasty, nutty flesh and delicious topping. The baked sweet potatoes are topped with sautéed kale, feta, and walnuts and then finished in the oven until the kale is crispy and the feta is soft. Made these? Let us know how it went in the comments below, and don’t forget to snap a photo and tag #cookmerecipes on Instagram.

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My family like sweet potatoes. Thanks for sharing the delicious recipe!


These sweet potatoes are a crowd pleasure! Thanks!

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