BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato with Goat Cheese

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Best compact meal ever. I created this dish by accident. What started as bbq chicken, a plain baked sweet potato, and a side salad, quickly turned into an over-stuffed, mouthwatering flavor explosion. The contrast of the sweetness in the potato, the spice of the bbq, the bite of the vinegar dressing and the creaminess of the goat cheese… wow.

I used an already cooked rotisserie chicken from the grocery store, but you could always cook your own chicken as well.

Ingredients

  • 4 Baked Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Skinless Boneless Chicken Breasts or 1 Rotisserie Chicken, shredded
  • 2 Cups BBQ Sauce, such as Rufus Teague
  • 1 Bag Baby Spinach
  • 2 Avocados, diced
  • Goat Cheese
  • Garlic Expressions Vinaigrette, or another Garlic Olive Oil Based Vinaigrette
  • Salt & Pepper

Preheat the oven to 400. Poke the potatoes a couple times with a fork so that they won’t explode in the oven! Place them on a baking sheet lined with tinfoil, and bake for about 45 minutes, until they are tender.

While the potatoes are cooking, shred the chicken and place in a bowl. Pour the BBQ sauce over the chicken, season with salt & pepper, and mix well. Set aside.

In another bowl, toss in the spinach, the diced avocado, & goat cheese. Just before serving, toss with the Garlic Expressions, or another favorite zippy vinaigrette, and season with salt & pepper. Set aside.

When the potatoes are done, slice them each lengthwise. Stuff each potato with the BBQ Chicken, and then top with the salad. YUM.

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