Easy Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

This easy recipe for baked sweet potato in oven will yield the perfect fluffy roasted sweet potatoes!

You can make these oven sweet potatoes as part of your weekly meal prep, or as a healthy side dish. In this article I will show you how to roast them to complete perfection.

Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

Along with the recipe for baked sweet potatoes in oven. I’ll share ways to get creative with you sweet potato recipes baked, that are low in calories and high in flavor.

Learn how to make the easiest recipe for baked sweet potato in oven… They are fluffy and perfect and only 103 calories!

Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

Recipes with sweet potatoes baked are full of nutrition, and low in calories.

Sweet potatoes are packed full of antioxidants. This makes them a healthy alternative to other carbohydrates. (1)

Recipes for baked sweet potatoes are also lower in calories, higher in fiber, and lower on the glycemic index when compared to other potatoes. (2)

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • How to Make Baked Sweet Potato in the Oven
  • Easy Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven (recipe card!)
  • How to Serve Baked Sweet Potato

In this article I’ll show you how to make the best recipe for sweet potato roasted. For the perfect fluffy sweet potato you can’t beat this easy method.

This easy recipe for baked sweet potato makes the perfect fluffy sweet potato. Great for side dishes and meal prepping!

How to Make Baked Sweet Potato in the Oven

Wether you’re looking for directions on baked sweet potato how long, or you’re just looking for the best sweet potato oven recipe. This section will answer all your questions.

In the next section you will find the recipe for baked sweet potato in oven printable recipe card. It has measurements and nutrition for sweet potatoes.

How to Make Baked Sweet Potato in Oven:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line a rimmed baking baking sheet with foil.
  • Scrub the sweet potato clean, then use a fork to puncture the sweet potatoes on all sides.
  • Bake until fork tender, about 50 minutes.
  • Leave on the baking sheet to cool, then slice down the middle and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Now that you have the directions on how baked sweet potato recipes can be made perfectly… We can get on to the sharable recipe card.

In the next section you will find the baked sweet potato recipe. And further below, several more sweet potato baking recipes.

Easy Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

This recipe for oven baked sweet potato makes a great side dish, and can be helpful in weekly meal prepping!

I love making this bakes sweet potato recipe, it comes out perfect every… single… time!!

Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

Easy Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

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This easy recipe for baked sweet potato in oven makes the fluffiest, most delicious, absolutely perfect baked sweet potatoes!
Use these oven sweet potatoes for weekly meal prep, or as a delicious side dish. And see below for more recipes to make with these roasted sweet potatoes. I kept the recipe simple, this is a "per potato" recipe. But you can use the buttons to double or triple to make more servings.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 50 mins
Cooling time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 1 min
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 103 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Optional Toppings:

  • Butter
  • Coconut Oil
  • Seasoning salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line a rimmed baking baking sheet with foil.
  • Scrub the sweet potato clean, then use a fork to puncture the sweet potatoes on all sides.
  • Bake until fork tender, about 50 minutes.
  • Leave on the baking sheet to cool, then slice down the middle and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Serving: 1potatoCalories: 103kcalCarbohydrates: 23.6gProtein: 2.3gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 41mgPotassium: 542mgFiber: 3.8gSugar: 7.4gCalcium: 4mgIron: 4mg
Keyword meal prep, Side Dish
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For more ways to use this sweet potato bake recipe, see below!

How to Serve Baked Sweet Potato

The above baked sweet potatoes recipe is great on it’s own! But I wanted to show you some more sweet potato in oven recipes, so you can get creative in the kitchen.

I love to use roast sweet potato recipes, and this oven sweet potato makes a great meal!

Veggie Packed Baked Sweet Potato
This veggie lovered potato is packed full of metabolism boosting ingredients!
Check out this recipe

Try adding the following items to your roasted sweet potato recipes:

  1. Pumpkin Pie Spice and Coconut Oil – Baked sweet potatoes are sweet enough. Try adding in some Pumpkin Pie Spice and a teaspoon of coconut for a sweet vegan dish.
  2. Leftover Chicken and Salsa – Just add in come shredded or cubed cooked chicken and a spoonful of your favorite salsa for a delicious oven baked sweet potato recipe.
  3. Avocado, Cilantro and Hot Sauce – This is my favorite way to enjoy oven sweet potatoes!
  4. Top with Chili – My healthy chili recipe can be made vegan, or can be made with lots of protein rich meat. Plus it goes great served over baked sweet potatoes in oven.
  5. Scoop out and Smash – I love smashed sweet potato with a nice steak! Smash with the back of your fork, then add to a plate and top with a steak and a little pan drippings for a divine dinner!

Final Thoughts on Oven Baked Sweet Potato

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This means all of the recipes you find here at Lose Weight By Eating will be a healthy version of your full fat favorite. It will taste amazing and help curb your cravings without blowing your diet.

Recipe for Baked Sweet Potato in Oven

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