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Leftover Carnitas and Elotes Stuffed Sweet Potato

Have leftover carnitas and elotes? Try topping it on a baked sweet potato for a hearty lunch for two.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carnitas, Dinner, elotes, Lunch
Servings: 2 people


  • 4 oz Carnitas/Pulled Pork
  • 1/2 cup Elotes
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp crema
  • 1 tbsp cotija cheese


  • Rinse sweet potato and poke holes. Microwave for five minutes
  • While sweet potato is cooking, heat leftover elotes and carnitas in skillet over med-high heat until heated through
  • If sweet potato is ready (there will be "give" when pinched...careful it's hot!), split in half. If sweet potato needs longer, check every 90 seconds.
  • Top with elotes and carnitas. Top with crema and cheese. Enjoy!