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How to bake a sweet potato in a hurry

Fast Baked Sweet Potatoes

This is the best way I've found to make fast and delicious baked sweet potatoes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 potato
Calories 103kcal


  • 1 sweet potato
  • coconut oil
  • sea salt


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Rinse your potato with water, then thoroughly dry it.
  • Cut about 1/2 inch off of each end of the potato.
  • Cut the potato in half, length-wise.
  • Rub coconut oil onto the flesh of each half.
  • Sprinkle each half with a bit of salt.
  • Place the halves flesh-side down onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Place the pan into the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes, until the potato is easily pierced with a fork (you should see sweet potato syrup oozing out).
  • Cool a bit and enjoy!


Nutrition facts do not take oil or salt into account and are based on an average size sweet potato. WW SmartPoints: 4


Serving: 1g | Sugar: 7.4g | Fiber: 3.8g | Calories: 103kcal | Fat: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Carbohydrates: 23.6g