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Sweet potato in the oven

sweet potato in the oven

Sweet potato in the oven

How do you make sweet potato in the oven?

Sweet potato is an important part of many different dishes these days. The special thing about the sweet potato is that it is very versatile. It is suitable for cooking, baking, steaming, putting in the airfryer, frying and preparing in the oven. The sweet taste of the potatoes is preserved in all applications. Today you will learn in this recipe how to prepare sweet potato perfectly in the oven !


  • similar sized sweet potatoes
  • salty
  • black pepper
  • olive oil
  • optional toppings: butter , cinnamon, garlic sauce

How are you?

Step 1: Start by preheating the oven. You do this at 220 degrees. After preheating, place the sweet potatoes on a baking paper in the oven. Prick the potatoes several times with a fork and then drizzle with a drizzle of olive oil.

Step 2: now leave them in the oven for about 45/50 minutes. Check how they look several times in between and prick them with a fork. When you notice that you no longer feel any resistance on your fork, you can assume that they are ready.

Step 3: then take them out of the oven, let them cool down a bit and cut them open with a knife. You can now add salt & black pepper and any toppings.

Nutritional value sweet potato

Sweet potato is a very healthy ingredient. Unlike normal potato, it is considered a vegetable, making it an excellent idea to replace normal potatoes in your meal with sweet potatoes. But how healthy is it exactly? Below you can read exactly what the nutritional value of 100 grams of sweet potatoes is:

Quantity per 
Energy (kcal) 85
Fat 0.1g
Saturated 0 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g
cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 55mg
Potassium 337mg
Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary fiber 3 g
Sugars 4.2g
Protein 1.6g
Vitamin A 14,187 IU Vitamin C 2.4mg
Calcium 30mg Iron 0.6mg
Vitamin D 0 IU Vitamin B6 0.2mg
Vitamin B12 0 µg Magnesium 25mg

Are you looking for more recipes?

Be sure to try making nicecream! This is a kind of combination of vegan ice cream and a smoothie. Very creamy and sweet yet it only contains fruit & vegetable milk. You can find the recipe here.

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