Pesto baked patato

Pesto Baked Sweet Potato

An easy and very delicious oven recipe! A combination of pesto, sweet potato and eggs makes this recipe super tasty!
4.60 van 5 stemmen
Cooking time 15 mins
Oven time 25 mins
Total time 40 mins
course Main
cuisine Mediterranean
servings 2 portions
calories 145 kcal


  • Oven


  • 300 g chicken thigh
  • 300 g sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped into small cube)
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 60 g cherry tomatoes
  • 100 g spinach (chopped)
  • 1 handful basil (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp low-fat creme fraiche
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp pesto
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes (optional)
  • 20 g Grated parmesan to top the dish (optional)


  • Preheat your oven to 200C.
  • Add your sweet potato chunks to a small baking dish, add tsp of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake your sweet potato in the oven for 20-25 mins.
  • Meanwhile, fry your chicken and add the cherry tomatoes.
  • Fry your cherry tomatoes for 3-4 mins before adding your spinach and basil. Stir that all together until the spinach wilts.
  • Mash the cherry tomatoes to release their juices. Add your pesto and stir that in.
  • Add in your baked sweet potatoes and low-fat creme fraiche and stir until completely mixed.
  • Transfer the contents of your pan into the same baking dish you baked the sweet potatoes in, flatten it and create three wells for your eggs.
  • Add your eggs and top with chilli flakes and a little grated parmesan (optional).
  • Bake in the oven for 8-10 mins, make sure your eggs don’t get overcooked, we want them runny!


Serving: 200gSodium: 5mgCalcium: 10mgVitamin C: 15mgVitamin A: 2IUSugar: 5gCholesterol: 2mgCalories: 145kcalSaturated Fat: 55gFat: 40gProtein: 25gIron: 14mg
course Main
cuisine Mediterranean
keyword Baked potato, Filled sweet potato, oven ricipe, Sweet potato
Have you tried this recipe?Share in on Instagram and tag @eva.koper!