Perfectly Baked Sweet Potato

Wonderfully Easy Side Dish!

With just a little bit of butter, salt, and pepper, oven baked sweet potatoes are a fantastic side dish to accompany so many meals.


Sweet Potatoes

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Kosher Salt

Black Pepper, optional

Butter, optional

The Details

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 45 Minutes

1 or More Servings

293 Calories

Clean Potatoes


Wash, scrub, and dry the potatoes thoroughly. Place on a foil lined baking sheet.

Season & Prick


Rub oil and salt all over the potatoes, then prick all over with a fork.



Bake in a 425 degree preheated oven until tender - anywhere from 40-60 minutes.

Cool & Garnish


Let cool for about 5 minutes, then split the tops open with a knife and gently squeeze it open. Top with butter and pepper!


If you are baking multiple potatoes at once, make sure they are all approximately the same size, so they cook the same way.

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