Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Rice and Chickpeas

Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Rice and Chickpeas


Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 7
Difficulty Easy

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4.5 based on 8 ratings.


  • 2 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • 400 g Chickpeas or one can
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Curry Powder
  • 1/2 cup White Rice cooked
  • 2 tbsp Chives snipped into small pieces

Nutrition Information

Qty per
313g serve
Qty per
Energy 1512cal 483cal
Protein 19.7g 6.3g
Fat (total) 130g 41g
 - saturated 22g 7g
Carbohydrate 79g 25g
 - sugars 15.3g 4.9g
Dietary Fibre 17g 5.4g
Sodium 625mg 200mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Rice and Chickpeas

When you’re looking for something positively delicious to throw together for dinner you can’t go past these Baked, Stuffed Sweet Potatoes With Rice and Chickpeas. They’re vegetarian, but sure to satisfy any meat-eater thanks to the hearty flavours of sweet potato and roasted chickpeas!


  1. Preheat oven to about 200 degrees and wrap the two sweet potato in aluminium foil. Put on a tray in the oven and bake for about 25 minutes, or until tender all the way through.

  2. While the sweet potatoes are baking mix together the chickpeas, olive oil, paprika and curry powder, along with a pinch of salt or pepper to taste, in a bowl. Spread the mixture across a tray lined with baking paper and roast for about 15 minutes.

  3. Once baked toss the roasted chickpeas through the rice, taste and adjust seasoning to your preference.

  4. Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven once they are baked, and cut in half lengthways. Take out about 2-3 tablespoons of the sweet potato to create a space for the stuffing. Mix the sweet potato you've removed with half of the rice and chickpea mixture, and replace into the vegetable. Top with the rest of the rice and chickpea mixture, and garnish with chives.

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