Sweet potatoes are a great way to increase your intake of Vitamin C and fiber!
A New Take On Sweet Potato Recipes
This recipe is really more of a casserole than stuffing, but we were struggling to come up with a name for it. This delicious recipe takes just under an hour to prepare and cook and is a great way to get more nutrients into dinner (and even some left overs).
What You Will Need
1 Large Sweet Potato
1 Pound of Ground Beef
4-6 Strips of Uncured Bacon
Oregano, Basil, and Parsley
Slice sweet potato, bacon, and apples into small pieces and set aside. pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
Begin by cooking bacon in a pan and add sweet potatoes and beef after bacon is heated up. Add sliced apples into pan last and cook until sweet potatoes are soft and beef is mostly cooked.
Place contents of pan into oven safe dish and cook for 20 minutes at 400.
We like to season to taste with oregano, parsley, and basil.
Health Benefits of Sweet Potato
Sweet potatoes are a great way to get vitamin C, fiber, and Vitamin A into your family’s diet. (Keep in mind that the form of Vitamin A in sweet potatoes is beta carotene. Retinol, found in foods like liver is a better Vitamin A source). Sweet potatoes are one of our go to foods when we are looking to add more nutrients into our diet. In case you missed it, here is our sweet potato garlic french fries recipe.