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State of Confusion Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

A sweet potato is more than a bright orange vessel for butter and brown sugar.

This versatile veggie can be prepared in both sweet and savory dishes. Not to mention – it’s a nutrient powerhouse. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of fiber, and they are loaded with beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A. Diced, mashed, or baked, this super spud deserves a spot on your plate. Here is a healthy sweet potato recipe from Chattanooga restaurant State of Confusion.

State of Confusion Stuffed Sweet Potato

State of Confusion Stuffed Sweet Potato 

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Recipe by Chef Allan Ubas
Servings

4

servings

Sweet potato stuffed with cauliflower, taco meat, and an assortment of other potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 4

    sweet potatoes, baked

  • Cauliflower taco meat*

  • Confusion potatoes*

  • Avocado sauce*

  • Preferred salsa variety

  • Iceberg lettuce, shredded

  • Pico de gallo, store-bought

  • *For Cauliflower Taco Meat
  • 2 cups

    cauliflower, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp.

    olive oil

  • 2 tsp.

    taco seasoning 

  • 2 tsp.

    Confusion seasoning*

  • Chop cauliflower into 1-inch pieces

  • * For Confusion Potatoes
  • 1/4 cup

    sweet potatoes, diced

  • 1/4 cup

    yellow potatoes, diced

  • 1/4 cup

    Idaho potatoes, diced

  • 1 Tbsp.

    olive oil

  • 1/2 cup

    green pepper, diced 

  • 1/2 cup

     yellow onion, diced

  • 1 qt.

    canola oil

  • 1 tsp

    Confusion seasoning*

  • *For Avocado Sauce
  • 2

    avocados 

  • 1 tsp.

    Confusion seasoning*

  • 1 Tbsp.

    garlic, chopped

  • 2 1/2 cups

    water

  • 2 Tbsp.

    lime juice

  • *For Confusion Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup

    kosher salt

  • 1/4 cup

    black pepper, grounded

  • 2 Tbsp.

    red pepper flakes

  • 1 Tbsp.

    sugar, granulated

  • 1/2 Tbsp

    coriander, ground

Directions

  • *For Cauliflower Taco Meat
  • Place in food processor, and process until rice-sized pieces.

  • Sauté cauliflower in olive oil with seasonings until well-coated and slightly browned.

  • *For Confusion Potatoes
  • Place diced potatoes in boiling water until mostly cooked (approximately 15 minutes). Remove from water and cool on a sheet pan until cold.

  • Prepare a sauté pan with olive oil. Allow peppers and onions to cook until soft, but not burnt.

  • Deep fry potatoes in canola oil at 350° until golden and crispy.

  • Toss fried potatoes with peppers, onions, and seasoning until evenly distributed.

  • * For Avocado Sauce
  • Remove avocado pulp from avocados.

  • Place avocado pulp and remaining ingredients in container. Blend until smooth.

  • *For Confusion Seasoning
  • Combine ingredients and process for 1 minute.

  • *To Assemble
  • Place chilled, baked sweet potatoes on grill. Cook on both sides until they reach an internal temperature of 165°.

  • Plate the sweet potatoes, and top each potato with hot cauliflower taco meat, then Confusion potatoes. Drizzle avocado sauce and salsa over potatoes. Top with shredded lettuce and pico de gallo.

    Chef Allan Ubas at State of Confusion

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