Baked Sweet Potatoes


Baked sweet potatoes are perfect side dishes, but is there any way to make the perfect baked potato? There is, and here, we have some amazing simple additives to make it easy for you to craft the perfect baked potato.

Baked sweet potatoes are some of the best side items around simply because they’re so easy to make, and they also are super delicious. In fact, they’re perfect for making a nice day even better, and they are definitely worth having if you like that.


sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean

4 tbsp. butter

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


Make sure the oven is preheated to 425, and then have a baking sheet lined with some aluminum foil. Put the sweet potatoes on there and prick them with a fork all over.

Bake this until it’s nice and tender, usually about 45 or 50 minutes

Let these cool, and then take the top, split this open, and add a nice coating of butter. Let this sit there for a moment.

Season this with some pepper and salt. You can then add other great additives to this.


Why should I have sweet potatoes than baked potatoes?

They’re considered a superfood that comes with a ton of vitamin C along with some fiber and are a healthy carb that you can enjoy. Baked potatoes also have the benefits, but sweet potatoes do have a little more to them.

What can I use baked sweet potatoes for?

You can use them for a variety of different things. Most people like to use sweet potatoes as a side item, and that’s one of the most favorited ways.

Some people like to add barbecue chicken to this to stuff them, making them a nice dinner item or snack.  You can also use sloppy joe inside of these to make something that’s bunless, if you want to be a little bit different with this.

Can I microwave the potato?

You can, but it will not come out as well as it would in an oven. However, because it’s much faster, it allows you to have these directly onto your table in a few minutes, rather than almost an hour.

What can I put on top of my baked sweet potatoes?

The options are really endless!

Some people like to stuff this with meat, and that creates something unique and different. However, if you want to get simple, butter, salt, pepper, and maybe some sour cream and perhaps some cheese are a simple way for you to get the best results instantly. But if you want to be unique, there are a lot of great ways to get the best ideas and different ways to make sweet potatoes simple and easy.

What do I need to do first before I put them on the baking sheet?

Wash them! uncleaned potatoes have the dirt still on them, and let’s face it, eating that is kind of gross. Make sure that you wash these, especially if you plan to incorporate them in a casserole so that it’s not gritty to use.


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