sweet potato boats

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Sweet potato boats are a yummy twist on the classic jacket potato. Make these your own by using your favourite fillings and toppings. A great way to use up left over veg in the fridge!

?Serves: 18
? Prep: 5 mins    Cook: 55 mins


  • 3 small sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ zucchini
  • cup grated tasty cheese
  • cup grated parmesan


  1. Wash and dry sweet potatoes
  2. Cover sweet potatoes with a piece of paper towel and microwave for 10 minutes
  3. Check sweet potatoes, continue to cook 5 minutes at a time until slightly soft (if needed)
  4. Leave aside to allow to cool down
  5. Preheat oven to 180ºC
  6. Grate zucchini and roughly chop spinach
  7. Heat oil in a fry pan and add zucchini, cook for 3 mins
  8. Add spinach and cook for a further 3 mins (until spinach is wilted)
  9. Cut the sweet potato length wise and carefully scoop out the middle
  10. Keep the skin intact and leave about 1 cm of sweet potato flesh
  11. In a bowl mash up the sweet potato flesh and add the greens and cheese and mix together
  12. Place sweet potato skins on a baking tray and fill with mixture
  13. Bake for 25 mins


Add any of your favourite jacket potato ingredients to the filling!

You can try adding onion, carrot, mushrooms, capsicum, corn or even ham or bacon.


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