Avocado Stuffed Yams

Avocado Stuffed Yams

Lynn Mott 5

"This is a simple and filling recipe. The cool and spicy avocado topping is a pleasant contrast to the hot sweet yams."


1 h servings 703 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 703 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 40.2 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 75.8g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 14.7 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 246 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place yams on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake yams for 40 minutes, or until tender, turning occasionally. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the red pepper, avocado, cilantro, olive oil, green onions, cumin and lime juice.
  4. Cut yams in half lengthwise, and fluff the centers with a fork. Top with the avocado stuffing. Season with salt and pepper, and top with shredded Cheddar cheese.
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  1. 91 Ratings


Five stars - for successful originality, if nothing else! What a weird combination, but it works well. I made these several weeks ago, and my husband was extremely skeptical. However, after tryi...

I was surprised by this combination, but I like avocados and I like yams, so I thought I'd try it. It was truly wonderful! I loved every mouthful, and ate the leftovers for several days. I pl...

I've never liked yams so I've never bothered to cook them. Recently I had my boyfriend over for dinner and he happens to love yams. I found this recipe and after reading the reviews thought, I...

This was good--nice flavor and great texture. I made it without the cheese. The lime was too much for me, though. Next time, I'll reduce or omit it. I'll also omit the olive oil (avocado is crea...

This recipe was fantastic. I have food sensitivities and this was a great hypoallergenic/gluten free IBS friendly recipe. I read all of the reviews and only used a splash of lemon juice, I add...

In an attempt to incorporate avocados into my diet, I tried this. It sounds wierd, so I was skeptical. It was great! Made it without cilantro (forgot to buy it), and it tasted great. Wow!

This is absolutely delicious. I served it with a chicken breast and a dinner roll.

sounds interesting. I was looking for a recipe with sweet potatoes and avocado (both are good for your skin) this will be super easy, especially if I use my regular guacamoli recipe (easier) or ...

delicious! i added soy chorizo as an extra topping, but otherwise kept the recipe as written. served with quinoa on the side and some greens. yum.