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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Sausage

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Sausage

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 each beef sausage links
  • 4 each sweet potatoes
  • 24 oz pasta sauce
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Pre-Cook (Mise En Place)

  • Gather equipment: sheet pan, saute pan, cutting board, knife
  • Preheat oven to 425F
  • Wash and rinse sweet potato, cover with foil and place in the oven to cook for 30 minutes
  • Slice beef sausage
  • Preheat saute pan on medium-high heat

Cooking Method:

  • Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to the saute pan and add the sliced sausage into the pan and cook until golden brown
  • Add the pasta sauce and simmer in the pan for 15 minutes
  • When the sweet potatoes are finished baking, remove from the oven and let it cool
  • Once cool, slice it in half and scoop out the sweet potato (save the middle for another side dish for another meal)
  • Add the sausage mixture on top of the sweet potatoes and bake for another 10 minutes
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Feel free to top off with fresh herbs such as basil