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Sweet Potato Taco Stacks recipe is an incredibly fun, healthy and gluten-free alternative to traditional tacos. Sweet Potatoes are roasted until caramelized, smashed and then broiled. Top with your favorite Mexican taco fillings for the best Fall feast. 

Sweet Potato Taco Stacks

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 592kcal
Author Heather


  • 4 med sweet potatoes
  • chili powder & salt for sprinkling on potatoes
  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 med brown onion *diced
  • 4-5 garlic cloves *minced or crushed
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp coriander
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • Simple Healthy Guacamole
  • 16 oz sour cream or Greek Yogurt
  • garnish with tomatoes


  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Line cookie sheet with aluminum foil (optional step). Wash and pierce potatoes several times with tip of knife. Bake until tender, about 45-60 mins.
  • Remove potatoes from oven and increase temperature to a broil.
  • Cut small amount of the ends off potatoes and then cut in half. Stand half upright. While holding the cut portion use the bottom of a glass to gently smash potato. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt, broil for 10 mins.
  • Meanwhile heat a large frying pan over med/high heat. Add oil and sauté onion until sweating and just starting to become translucent. Add hamburger to onions and stir to break apart meat. Add garlic & spices. Cook until browned, about 5-7 mins.
  • Remove smashed potatoes from oven and sprinkle with cheese. Broil again until cheese is melted, about 5 mins.
  • Serve potato with taco meat, guacamole, sour cream (or yogurt) and diced tomatoes.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*


Calories: 592kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 958mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 19266IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 458mg | Iron: 6mg