Loaded Sweet Potato Recipe

Posted On Feb 20, 2018 By Erin Kuh, MBA, RD

Loaded Sweet Potato Recipe

Black beans and sweet potato, both good sources of potassium, seem like an unlikely combo but somehow it works to make a simple fiber-rich meal supplying 50% of your daily potassium needs. Top with salsa and plain Greek yogurt (in place of sour cream) for even more heart healthy potassium.

Loaded Sweet Potato

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Total time: 50 minutes

Servings: 1

Serving size: 1

Nutrition per serving:
Calories 450Fat 11 gCarbs 72 gFiber 18 gProtein 18 g

Closeup image of loaded sweet potato


  • 1 baked sweet potato
  • ½ cup black beans
  • ½ medium avocado
  • Salsa
  • Plain Greek yogurt


  1. Heat oven to 400° and pierce sweet potato with a fork 2-3 times.
  2. Bake sweet potato for 45 minutes.
  3. Slice sweet potato in half and top with remaining ingredients.

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