Baked sweet potato is a dish made by baking sweet potatoes in an oven. The sweet potatoes are washed, pricked with a fork all over, brushed with oil, and seasoned with salt and pepper.

Baked Sweet Potato

Recipe by caion


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Baked sweet potatoes can be served as a side dish, or topped with various ingredients such as butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, or marshmallows to make it a main dish. Baked sweet potatoes are a healthy, easy, and versatile dish that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways.


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Wash and dry the sweet potatoes.
  • Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork all over.
  • Brush the sweet potatoes with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 45-60 minutes, or until they are tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Once done, remove them from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.


  • You can also add some toppings of your choice like butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, or marshmallows. Enjoy!

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