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Healthy Chipotle Candied Potato Skins

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These advantageous Mexican candied potato banknote are blimp with a chipotle-sweet potato filling, atramentous beans, corn, and topped with cheese. SO GOOD.

Oh my goodness. Like, WHOA.

Could there be annihilation bigger than chipotle candied potato banknote abounding to the border with broiled corn, atramentous beans, beginning cilantro, candied potato mash, a bang of ambrosial chipotle, and a scattering of broiled cheese?

Answer: Yes, acutely – it’s chipotle candied potato banknote on a bowl in my lap while cutting my best sweatpants and Netflixing my activity away.

Highlight of the abatement appropriate there. Highlight. Of. The. Fall.

Chipotle sweet potato skins on a plate.

I admired these so abundant that I fabricated them two canicule in a row. Like, afore we had alike fabricated a cavity in the aboriginal annular leftovers, I fabricated them again. I know. It doesn’t accomplish sense. I’ve absent all my academician beef to these abominable chipotle little bites. I won’t alike acquaint you about the midnight fridge arrest that concluded with a face abounding of chipotle candied potato filling, and I absolutely won’t acquaint you about bistro these for breakfast with a absurd egg over the top SAY WHAAAT yes I did.

Do these accomplish amazing leftovers?

Do these affectionate of calculation as football aliment that is both advantageous and not sad?

Do these affect abundance on all levels of your life?

Yes to all of the above.

Taking a bite from sweet potato skins.

Chipotle candied potato banknote in your life. Now. You charge them. Go.

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Mexican sweet potato skins on a plate.

Healthy Chipotle Candied Potato Skins

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


These advantageous chipotle candied potato banknote are blimp with a chipotle-sweet potato filling, atramentous beans, corn, and topped with cheese.


  • 3 average sweet potatoes
  • 1 can corn, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 24 ALONE chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced or pureed (not the accomplished can!)
  • 1 ounce light chrism cheese
  • 1/4 cup light acerb cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon salt ( added to taste)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 6 tablespoons shredded cheese (Pepperjack, Cheddar, Colby Jack… annihilation will work)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Broil the candied potatoes for 45-60 minutes.
  2. While candied potatoes are baking, abode blah in a abundant cast-iron bucket over medium-high calefaction with no adulate or oil. Baptize with alkali and added Mexican condiment (as abundant as you appetite – cerebration taco condiment or a mix of chili crumb and cumin). Do not stir! Let blah buzz for several account afore stirring. Let it buzz for a few added account afore active again. Abide this for about 10 minutes, until blah is browned and broiled on the outside. Set abreast in a baby basin with the atramentous beans.
  3. Saute the onion in the adulate over average calefaction until bendable and translucent. Set aside.
  4. Remove candied potatoes from the oven back fork-tender. Let air-conditioned for 5-10 minutes. Cut the candied potatoes in half. Scrape the beef of the candied potatoes out, abrogation the banknote intact. Sometimes abrogation a attenuate band of potato central of the banknote helps them authority calm better.
  5. Mix the beef of the candied potatoes with the chrism cheese, acerb cream, chipotle peppers, and salt. You can use a mixer or aloof a spoon, depending on how bendable the potatoes are. Back well-mixed, acclaim activity in the atramentous beans, broiled corn, sauteed onions, and cilantro.
  6. Scoop the bushing into the banknote and top anniversary with 1 tablespoon disconnected cheese. Bake for about 5 account or until cheese is melted.


The bushing is adorable all by itself! One confined admeasurement is 1 potato skin.

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Mexican candied potato skins, candied potato skins, advantageous candied potato skins, potato skins

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I commonly try to break abroad from potato banknote because they are not the healthiest and already I alpha bistro them, I apparently won’t stop so I adulation this advantageous alternative! Candied potatoes assignment so able-bodied with Mexican flavours.

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Oh my goodness, yes, please. I accept had a appetite afresh for candied potatoes, and I anticipate this is the absolute way to amuse it. I adulation these flavors!

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I’m cerebration this will go on the card this weekend, back my sister and her bedmate are in town. Maybe with some broiled apricot to accompany it . . . Mmmmm!

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Oh I forgot about candied potatoes and chipotle flavors! We acclimated to accomplish this bowl with that combo, but it’s been ages back we’ve had it! And I’m sad to say, I’ve never had broiled corn. So maybe I should change that, like, immediately.

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I ADULATION outtakes! Sometimes they’re my admired allotment of a movie. This is appealing abundant absolutely how I brainstorm I would be if I approved to accomplish a video. The anticipation of a camera in my face makes me say EEEEEK!

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      Lol.. there was a lot of start, restart, and restart again. The best affecting genitalia (like that one allotment area I fell of the armchair and plopped bottomward on the floor?) were absolutely edited out. Yeah.

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Oh my gosh, admired that video! I anticipate outtakes are consistently the best allotment of movies, I’m that one being larboard in the amphitheater through all the credits cat-and-mouse to see if they did them.
    I appetite these potatoes for that broiled blah alone! Yum 🙂

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    I ADULATION back you column a compound that includes “healthy” in the title, and a big slab of broiled cheese. . . It doesn’t accept to be an oxymoron. . . . Right? Cheese IS bloom food, in my book.
    I ambition I had a backing of these potatoes in my fridge too!

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    Amanda Patrice

    I had the capacity to accomplish the spinach/garbanzo bean adaptation of this, but had to accomplish this instead! It was AMAZING!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Studying away in London appropriate now and this is absolute for the cooking-challenged academy apprentice like me! Additional it brings aback acceptable memories of Mexican aliment I get aback in my hometown of Tucson. Thanks!!

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    My aperture is watering! I adulation candied potatoes and Mexican, best of both worlds 😀 Gonna accept to go to the abundance to get some candied potatoes!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Um, what you didn’t see was the edited adaptation of the outtakes. Like area I abatement on the attic and accomplish awe-inspiring noises. We absitively that would alarm bodies off…

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    hi i alive in a condo, i dont accept an oven. you got any remedies for that? i would absolutely like to try this out