Cherry & Goat Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Allison Day

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016

It’s the simple things in life that matter most. Whether it’s your child’s melodious laughter or just-because flowers from your sweetie, pure, uncomplicated moments bring the greatest happiness. This philosophy rings true for food, too. Instead of tracking down exotic herbs or gourmet spices or learning impossible cooking techniques, enjoy a delicious and stunning dish made with just a few easy-to-find ingredients. This recipe, boasting a healthy foodie’s favorite comfort food, will prove simple things are the most extraordinary.

Cherry & Goat Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

Cherry & Goat Cheese Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4


4 sweet potatoes
1 cup cherries, pitted/quartered
4 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
½ cup mint leaves
Extra-virgin olive oil
Sea salt
Ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Use fork to pierce sweet potatoes. Arrange potatoes on parchment-lined baking sheet and roast for an hour to an hour and a half until tender.
  3. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and top with cherries, cheese and mint.
  4. Drizzle stuffed potatoes with oil and top with sea salt and pepper and serve warm.
Allison Day

Allison Day is a nutritionist and recipe developer with a passion for creating simple, approachable, fresh and colorful whole food dishes. Her food writing, recipes, food styling and photography and nutrition advice have appeared in print and online publications such as alive, Prevention, Kris Carr, BuzzFeed, MindBodyGreen, BlogHer, The Kitchn, Epicurious, Well+Good NYC as well as on Cityline, Canada's number one daytime show. Clean Wellness is for anyone who wants to make healthy, sustainable and conscious choices about food. Allison’s vegetable-focused creations are created to be pleasing to all dietary preferences—no taste bud is left behind!