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Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

If you are looking for a new way to enjoy BBQ, try this BBQ Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potato with Pecans! The sweet creamy taste of sweet potato is a nice compliment to the tender pork, crunchy pecans, and BBQ sauce!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: BBQ
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 558kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pulled pork (warmed)
  • 3 small sweet potatoes
  • cup coarsely crushed pecans
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork a couple times on the top and bottom.
  • Place sweet potato on baking sheet and bake for ~1 hour, or until tender when pierced with a fork. The baking time will vary depending on the thickness of the potato.
  • Cutting lengthwise, cut down the center of the potato to split it open, but do not cut all the way through to the bottom.
  • Sprinkle each open face of the potato generously with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of crushed pecans inside potato then add ~⅓ cup pulled pork, and finally top with another tablespoon of pecans.
  • Drizzle BBQ sauce, to taste, over the stuffed sweet potato.
  • Serve immediately

Notes

This can be made with whatever sized sweet potatoes you have on hand, but I find the smaller than average ones to be ideal serving sizes.

Nutrition

Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 1025mg | Potassium: 811mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 32296IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 3mg