Sweet Potato Skins with Chicken and Spinach

Sweet Potato Skins with Chicken and Spinach

We took what is usually a greasy bar snack and turned it into a delicious appetizer that is healthy enough to eat for a meal! These baked sweet potato skins are topped with spinach, spiced chicken, and cilantro, with a dollop of Greek yogurt.

Love sweet potato skins? Let Beachbody Super Trainer and 21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother chef Bobby Calabrese teach you how to make Loaded Sweet Potato Skins on FIXATE, the exclusive Beachbody On Demand cooking show!

Sweet Potato Skins
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Sweet Potato Skins with Chicken and Spinach

These healthier baked Sweet Potato Skins are topped with spinach, perfectly spiced chicken, and cilantro, with a dollop of Greek yogurt.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 157 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 4 baked medium sweet potatoes cut in half
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 4 oz shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tsp all-natural taco seasoning no salt added
  • 1 cup steamed spinach
  • ½ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Scoop flesh out of the sweet potatoes and reserve for another use.
  3. Place skins on baking sheet. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.

  4. While skins are baking, combine chicken and taco seasoning in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  5. Replace sweet potato flesh and top each sweet potato half evenly with spinach, chicken mixture, yogurt, and cilantro.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Skins with Chicken and Spinach
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 157 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 485mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 13g 26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Protein
¼ Legume/Tuber Carb
½ Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
1½ Carb
½ Protein

Body Beast Portions
1 Starch
1 Vegetable
1 Protein

Portion Fix Containers
½ Red
1 Yellow

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