Email this recipe to a Friend!

Twice Baked Sweet Potato recipe. A recipe for Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes topped with feta and pecans. Happy Friday! Yay! I am currently making Momofuku Ramen for 8 people to eat tonight. Pretty excited about it. This will be the first time I have had people over for a proper dinner. My friend Adrianna is making some delicious dessert from the Milk Bar cookbook. It’s going to be so fun. It’s so nice to finally have a dining room table so I can actually do these kinds of things. In preparation for eating massive amounts of ramen tonight, I did what most people don’t do, I ate like 5 million burgers last night (when I say 5 million I mean 4 burgers split between three people). I am still so full right now. I only hope that I will be starving tonight so I can re pack my stomach with delicious pork and ramen.

When I’m not stuffing my face with meat, I love to eat potatoes. Being an Idaho girl, I feel like I know my way around potatoes pretty well. Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite kinds. This Twice Baked Sweet Potato recipe is so perfect in its presentation. It makes a super tasty and super pretty side dish to nearly anything. If you want to go a little crazy, I think it would go awesome with a veggie burger. I hope you all will eat some good stuff this weekend!
♥ Teri

include a photo
include a photo

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
Makes 8

4 sweet potatoes, lightly pricked all over with a fork
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
3 tablespoons milk
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup feta, crumbled (plus extra for garnish)
1 tablespoon minced thyme
salt and pepper to taste
chopped pecans
crumbled feta

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until sweet potatoes have softened.
3. Once sweet potatoes have cooled enough to handle, slice each potato in half and carefully scoop the flesh out into a mixing bowl (be sure not to tear the skins).
4. Begin mashing warm sweet potatoes with butter, milk and garlic until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in egg until fully incorporated.
5. Fold in feta and thyme until fully combined. Scoop mixture into a piping bag, fitted with a large star tip, and pipe potatoes back into the sweet potato “shells.”
6. Bake sweet potatoes for an additional 10-15 minutes, top with crumbled feta and chopped pecan and serve.

  1. Megan Not Specified Not Specified

    I’ve been daydreaming about something like this! And I love how you piped the middles back in. Hope your dinner party is the most fun!

  2. Blog is the New Black Not Specified Not Specified

    ummmmm, I am drooling.

  3. Katie @ Blonde Ambition Not Specified Not Specified

    I’ve never seen sweet potatoes like this! Garlic, feta, thyme, drool……

  4. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar Not Specified Not Specified

    Ramen at a dinner party?! So cool! I haven’t seen that book yet, but it sounds super cool – and these sound awesome too!

  5. Heather (Heather's Dish) Not Specified Not Specified

    what a fun dinner party! what time should i be there? ;)

  6. Kara Brown Not Specified Not Specified

    These look so yum, i mite make these for dinner. Thanks xx

  7. Annie Not Specified Not Specified

    That looks so good. I’ll have to store it away for the cool weather when I turn the oven on! I’d love to see the ramen recipe though….

  8. domestikate Not Specified Not Specified

    There is a Milk Bar cookbook??? I need to get my hands on that! Oh, and I like sweet potatoes too, these look awesome.

  9. ZuVuYah Not Specified Not Specified

    I am joining the drool brigade! Those look sooooo delicious! Everything you put in them is an element I enjoy! THANKS!!!

  10. Mary Not Specified Not Specified

    Sweet Potatoes are truly one of my favorite foods. Bake them, add butter, salt and pepper and I am good to go. But this recipe elevates this simple starch to whole new level. I recently discovered an amazing Greek Feta cheese at my local farmer’s market. I have a container in my frige right now. Guess how I’m going to use it!

  11. PINGBACK: So Raspy - SoRaspy: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes [Food]

  12. PINGBACK: Sugar-Free Mom Menu Plan 6/10/12 |

  13. PINGBACK: Food | Pearltrees

  14. Lynna Not Specified Not Specified

    your dinner plans sounds so delicious! & these sweet potatoes look AMAZING!

  15. chefroommate Not Specified Not Specified

    These look delicious! I love a good sweet potato recipe – thanks for sharing!

  16. amy Not Specified Not Specified

    Oh wow – I expected these to be sweet, not savory. Looks amazing! What a great twist on the classic twice-baked potato!?


    mon amy

  17. Rachel Cooks Not Specified Not Specified

    These look amazing! Love that they are savory.

  18. PINGBACK: On the Docket– Week of June 11, 2012 | Not So Secret Recipe

  19. Sophie Not Specified Not Specified

    No blog post on your Momofuku ramen? Awwwwww…

  20. joey Not Specified Not Specified

    These are awesome! Aside from loving sweet potatoes, these are so darned pretty!

    Curious about the ramen…hope to see it here! :)

  21. Javelin Warrior Not Specified Not Specified

    Cloves, feta and thyme – what an interesting combination of flavors. These look delicious and gorgeously photographed as always… I’m featuring this post in today’s Food Fetish Friday series (with a link-back and attribution). I hope you have no objections and it’s so much fun following your creations…

  22. Jia Not Specified Not Specified

    These look amazing! And i absolutely love the idea of piping the potatoes back into the skin. Great presentation idea!

  23. Anette Not Specified Not Specified

    I would LOVE to see a post on your Ramen recipes!!!

  24. The Cozy Herbivore Not Specified Not Specified

    Beautiful! I love the combination of pecan and feta cheese. What a great Thanksgiving side, I’m totally bookmarking…

  25. kaylovesvintage Not Specified Not Specified

    that looks so pretty

  26. PINGBACK: Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up « Diary of a Jewell

  27. PINGBACK: Fuel Your Body with Sweet Potatoes | A Running Community & Blog «

  28. PINGBACK: Sweet Sweet Taters « Savory. Sweet. Eat.

  29. PINGBACK: Sweet Potatoes | Pearltrees

  30. PINGBACK: Taco Tuesday: Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up - Columns, Taco Tuesday | Style, Food, and Fashion in Canada - Whats Really Good Magazine

  31. PINGBACK: Friday Fun Day – 11/23/12 « ohdizzle

  32. PINGBACK: Accompagnements | Pearltrees

  33. PINGBACK: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes - Recipe Hearth

  34. PINGBACK: Tasty Twice Baked Potatoes Recipes - MotivaNova - MotivaNova

  35. PINGBACK: 39 Delightful Ways To Eat Sweet Potatoes This Thanksgiving | TokNok Multi Social Blogging Solutions

  36. PINGBACK: Scrumptious Sunday Monthly Menu Plan {November 2013} - White Lights on Wednesday

  37. PINGBACK: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes | Food and Everything Else

  38. katie mazur Not Specified Not Specified

    This recipe is fantastic! I was searching sweet potato recipes for Thanksgiving this year and found your recipe… Definitely on my list this year!

    I’m making a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for my boyfriends family here in Germany! They are going to love this.

  39. PINGBACK: Thanksgiving 2013 - fANNEtastic food

  40. PINGBACK: Seasonal Produce Series: Winter Fruits and Vegetables | Persistent Pumpkin

  41. PINGBACK: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

  42. Summer Not Specified Not Specified

    I made these twice over the holidays. Once as twice baked and once as mashed potatoes. Both were absolutely amazing! I got compliments from even the pickiest of eaters.

  43. Christy Rivers Not Specified Not Specified

    So asking my husband to make this one night.

  44. PINGBACK: Mashed Sweet Potatoes | the colorful cucumber

  45. PINGBACK: The Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes | Liv Lives Life

  46. Bonnie Sanders Not Specified Not Specified

    Just made this tonight. Delicious! Thanks for the recipe and your website!

  47. PINGBACK: 10 Thanksgiving Sides to be Thankful For | Home.Made.Interest

  48. PINGBACK: 10 Thanksgiving Sides to be Thankful For

  49. PINGBACK: Sunday Swarm: 30 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes for the Whole Family | Smart Girls Lift

  50. Jessica Not Specified Not Specified

    Just what I was looking for! Something different to do with sweet potatoes. What a diverse depth of flavors that is SO refreshing from the usual “sweet” sweet potato. Thanks for the the great recipe!!

  51. PINGBACK: Caramelized carrot and coriander risotto and some twice-baked sweet potatoes! | Nacho Average Cook

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *