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‘Chessy’ Broccoli + Avocado Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (Vegan)

Simple Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are baked until tender and filled with broccoli and avocado, and topped with a deliciously creamy sriracha ‘cheese’ sauce!

top down view of stuffed baked sweet potatoes with broccoli, avocado and creamy spice cheese sauce on a baking sheet.

Simple, simple, simple!

These ‘cheesy’ broccoli and avocado stuffed sweet potatoes are the ultimate simple meal that’s healthy, hearty, and easy to make!

Once you dig into your sweet potato, it will fill the plate with its beautiful orange flesh while all the flavors combine to create a satisfying meal that’s both visually appealing and delicious.

The addition of the sriracha cashew cheese sauce gives it an added spicy punch of flavor that pairs well with the sweet potato and other ingredients.

Now, let’s get back to enjoying the simples!

top down view of the ingredients used to make vegan stuffed sweet potatoes.

Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potato Ingredients

  • Sweet Potatoes – Use your favorite variety: orange, white, or purple.
  • Broccoli – For ease, use pre-cut packaged broccoli.
  • Avocado – Use fresh sliced avocado or a simple guacamole.
  • Spicy Cheese Sauce – We used our Sriracha Cashew Cheese Sauce.
top down view of stuffed baked sweet potatoes with broccoli, avocado and creamy spice cheese sauce on a baking sheet.

Tips For Making Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

With only four ingredients, it doesn’t take much to make these vegan stuffed sweet potatoes.

  • Pierce the sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes bake right on a baking sheet without needing to be covered or wrapped in foil, making them super easy to make. Just be sure to pierce the sweet potatoes a few times with a fork to let steam escape. I use a fork and add a few holes to each side and along the top where I will cut the sweet potato open.
  • Make the sweet potatoes in the oven or microwave. You’ll find instructions for both in the recipe card at the bottom of the post.
  • Don’t over-steam the broccoli. For perfect broccoli, the color tells all. Broccoli is done as soon as it turns bright green. Over-cooked broccoli loses its vibrant color and will be mushy.
  • For more protein, add black beans or lentils. They can be warmed or added at room temperature.
  • For more creamy sauces, try using this Tahini Miso Dressing, Lemon Tahini Dressing, or Vegan Aioli!
side angle view of stuffed baked sweet potatoes with broccoli, avocado and creamy spice cheese sauce in a bowl.

More Sweet Potato Recipes!

If you try this stuffed sweet potato recipe, please let me know! Leave a comment and rate it below. I love to hear what you think, or any changes you make.



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Keep it simple with this flavorful baked sweet potato with steamed broccoli, avocado and creamy sriracha sauce!

  • Author: Julie | The Simple Vegansita
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 3
  • Category: Entree, Side
  • Cuisine: Vegan


  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets, steamed
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed (optional)
  • sriracha cashew cheese sauce


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Scrub sweet potato and prick them in a few places with a fork.

  • Oven: Place on baking sheet and bake until soft, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Microwave: Microwave on high for 5 minutes, rotate the potatoes and cook another 3 – 5 minutes, depending on how large the sweet potatoes are you may even need a 1 – 2 minutes more.

Prepare your sriracha cashew cheese sauce and set aside.

Towards the end of baking time, or when sweet potatoes are cooling, steam your broccoli and warm the optional black beans.

To serve, slice your sweet potato along the top center from end to end, push the ends to open up the middle. Fill with broccoli and avocado, top with a nice drizzle of the sriracha cheese sauce. Enjoy the simples!

Serves 3


Nutritional information includes a serving of sriracha cashew cream sauce.

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  1. Absolutely delicious. I omitted the avocado and added serrano peppers because I like it spicy. Will certainly make this again. Thanks for sharing!

  2. This was super yum! Perfect combination. I can't wait to have it again! And I knew I would love the sauce so I doubled it and used way more sriracha. SO GOOD! Thank you for this great, simple, delicious recipe :)

  3. The Yogi Vegetarian says:

    Came here via Finding Vegan,and I love your beautiful posts-now following :)

    1. julie@thesimpleveganista says:

      Welcome and thank you! Hope you enjoy everything you try. Cheers :)

  4. and the avocados on top of my fridge are almost ripe: genius.

    1. julie@thesimpleveganista says:

      Lucky you…you will love this!! :)

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