Baked Sweet Potato Recipe For Easter Day 2024

How to bake the perfect sweet potato every time! Baked sweet potatoes are wonderful savory or sweet with crisp skin and a warm, soft core.  

 – 3 sweet potatoe 1 teaspoon avocado or olive oil, more or less to taste* ½ teaspoon sea salt, more or less to taste toppings of choice, see above for idea


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Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.


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Step 2

Clean potatoes: Rinse and scrub sweet potatoes, pat dry. Use a fork to poke holes in each potato. I like to do 4-8 holes, depending on how big the potato is. 

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Step 3

Rub a little bit of oil on each potato and sprinkle with sea salt. Place potatoes in a baking dish or rimmed baking sheet and place in the oven. 

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Step 4

Bake: Bake potatoes for 60–80 minutes, depending on size. About halfway through cooking, flip the potatoes. When a knife easily slips through the flesh, they're done.  

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Step 5

Once cooked through, remove from the oven, cut open and top with your favorite toppings.

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