By Sarah Steffens

Treat yourself to the joy that are Whole30 stuffed sweet potatoes. This version features a delicious and slightly spicy taco meat. Add your favorite taco garnishes, and you’ll be well on your way to a satisfying dinner that your whole family will love.

Try This: Whole30 Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


Whole30 Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A satisfying Whole30 dinner idea made with only a few ingredients.
4.47 from 43 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 4


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried red pepper flakes


  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 medium avocado peeled & diced
  • 1 whole scallion minced
  • Fresh cilantro


  • PREHEAT oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • RINSE sweet potatoes and pat dry. Wrap in aluminum foil and place on a baking sheet in the oven until very soft, about 40 minutes.
  • HEAT a skillet to medium-low heat. Add the ground beef and mince with a wooden spoon.
  • ADD all of the spices and continue cooking with the beef until it is completely cooked through, about 12-15 minutes.
  • TURN the heat off and carefully drain the excess grease.
  • When the sweet potatoes are done baking, REMOVE from the oven and carefully unwrap.
  • MAKE a slit in the middle of each sweet potato and fill it with the spiced ground beef mixture, storing any extra ground beef in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • GARNISH with cherry tomatoes, avocado, fresh cilantro and minced scallion.
  • STORE any leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • Enjoy!
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Lindsay Rhodes, our Digital Marketing Coordinator, currently resides in Ann Arbor, MI. She attended Butler University where she received her B.S. in Marketing and a minor in Strategic Communication. Previously, Lindsay has worked for management consulting firms as a marketing consultant and as a campus recruiter. A huge sports lover, Lindsay loves playing basketball, volleyball, and beach volleyball in her free time. When she’s not diving for a ball, she enjoys reading, traveling , and spending time with friends.

Sarah Steffens

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Sarah Steffens, our Recipe Developer, has a B.A. in Business Administration, Public Relations from The Master's University in Southern California. After years of experimenting with nutrition and recipes in her own kitchen, she now works as a Personal Chef and Food Photographer in Sacramento, creating meals that support her client's intention to physically and mentally thrive. She has catered several independent film sets, making it her goal to optimize the energy and well-being of each creative crew. You can find many of Sarah's recipes in various Whole30, Paleo and Keto cookbooks. When Sarah is not cooking and styling recipes, you can find her enjoying a long walk, working on creative projects with loved ones or exploring beautiful Northern California.