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Turkey Chili Sweet Potato Skins

Gluten Free turkey chili on top of sweet potato skins creates the perfect balance of spicy and sweet in this healthy combination of game day favorites!

Turkey Chili Sweet Potato Skins

It’s Sunday, my Chargers are in the playoffs and I have a scrumptious new recipe to share, life is good!

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Paleo Sweet Potato Skins with Sage Pesto and Bacon

Vitamin packed sweet potatoes are filled with healthy, paleo, sage walnut pesto, crispy bacon and fresh arugula for delicious Paleo Sweet Potato Skins.

Sweet Potato Skins with Sage Pesto and Bacon

I am so excited to share this totally delicious and totally unique new recipe with all of you!

My roommate asked me yesterday where in the world I got the idea for this dish and my response was, “I have no earthly idea!”

Paleo Sweet Potato Skins Recipe

No matter how I came up with this recipe, I’m just glad I did! It is is so scrumptious and a great alternative to traditional potato skins that are not quite on the “healthy list”!

Healthy Sweet Potato Skins

This recipe tastes like Thanksgiving in a bite combining the flavors of sweet potato and sage!

Paleo Sweet Potato Skin Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes (scrubbed clean)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Walnut Sage Pesto
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup arugula

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Brush the olive oil on the sweet potatoes and place in the oven on a baking sheet for 45 minutes.

Sweet Potato Skins Recipe

Place the bacon on a wire rack on top of a baking sheet and into the oven for 20 minutes or until crispy.

Remove the sweet potatoes and bacon from the oven.  Allow the potatoes to cool for 10-15 minutes then slice in half lengthwise.

Scoop out 2-3 tbsp of potato from the middle.

Paleo Sweet Potato Skin Recipe

Place a tablespoon of pesto in the center of each potato.

Sage Pesto Sweet Potato Skins

Crumble the crispy bacon and place on top of the pesto.

Paleo Bacon Pesto Sweet Potato Skins

Top each potato skin with a few pieces of fresh arugula and serve.

Bacon Arugula Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

These would make an amazing side dish for a fall dinner menu or an awesome appetizer at a Sunday football party. By the way, is it football season yet?  49 days?  Let the countdown begin!

Paleo Sweet Potato Skins

Vitamin packed sweet potatoes are filled with healthy, paleo, sage walnut pesto, crispy bacon and fresh arugula for delicious Paleo Sweet Potato Skins.
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Paleo Sweet Potato Skins with Sage Pesto and Bacon

Vitamin packed sweet potatoes are filled with healthy, paleo, sage walnut pesto, crispy bacon and fresh arugula for delicious Paleo Sweet Potato Skins.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 potato skins
Calories 177 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes scrubbed clean
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup walnut sage pesto click link for recipe
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup arugula

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Brush olive oil on the sweet potatoes and place in the oven on a baking sheet for 45 minutes.
  3. Place the bacon on a wire rack on top of another baking sheet and into the oven for 20 minutes or until crispy.
  4. Remove the sweet potatoes and bacon from the oven.
  5. Allow the potatoes to cool for 10-15 minutes then slice in half lengthwise.
  6. Scoop out 2-3 tbsp of potato from the middle.
  7. Place a tablespoon of pesto in the center of each potato.
  8. Crumble the crispy bacon and place on top of the pesto.
  9. Top each potato skin with a few pieces of fresh arugula and serve.