Tuesday Treats: Pulled Pork Sweet Potatoes

pulled pork sweet tatersThis recipe popped up in my email and I snagged it. This is the pic that came with the recipe (and there’s a link below for more info), and here’s the original recipe.

3 large sweet potatoes (3 large = about 2-1/2 pounds)
1 pkg (16 oz each) pulled pork in barbecue sauce
1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained
3 tablespoons Parkay® Original Spread-tub
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions

Buy Ingredients
Place potatoes in large microwave-safe bowl; cover. Microwave on HIGH 6 minutes; turn over. Microwave 5 minutes more or until potatoes are tender.
Combine pulled pork and drained tomatoes in medium bowl; cover. Microwave on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is hot, stirring at end.
Carefully cut each potato in half lengthwise; fluff with fork. Top each potato half evenly with Parkay; sprinkle with salt. Place about 1/3 cup pork mixture on top of each potato half. Top evenly with sour cream and green onions

From Ready, Set, Eat!

Nutrition Information
Calories: 325 View complete nutrition information
– See more at: http://www.readyseteat.com/recipes-BBQ-Pulled-Pork-Stuffed-Sweet-Potatoes-7907.html?utm_source=rse&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_content=recipe1rse_110515_sl1#sthash.5FPpSRmG.dpuf

How I actually made them:
pulled pork taters my wayIngredients:
2 sweet potatoes (baked until done in 350° oven)
1 pkg. Jim Beam brand BBQ Pulled Chicken
No-fat sour cream
Thinly sliced green onions

We cut the baked sweet potatoes in half, mushed them up with some butter, heaped on the pulled chicken, and topped with sour cream and onions. It was pretty darn tasty on a chilly autumn evening–which is why I used the oven. We haven’t turned on the heater yet. Lawyer Guy has said we can keep this on in the recipe box. 😉


About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of two award-winning series--Moonstruck and The Penumbra Papers, Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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3 Responses to Tuesday Treats: Pulled Pork Sweet Potatoes

  1. Sounds good. Might do it with regular taters, though. I’m not a huge fan of the sweet ones.

    And now I’m hungry. =op

  2. Liza says:

    I’m adding this to my recipe box…you know without the sour cream. I love sweet potatoes and have never thought about putting pulled pork/chicken on them.

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