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Air Fryer Baked Sweet Potatoes

Perfectly baked sweet potatoes, every time!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer recipe, sweet potato recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 142kcal

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-sized sweet potatoes scrubbed, rinsed and dried with paper towels
  • 3-4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper (optional)

Instructions

  • Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a small knife or tines of a fork.
  • Drizzle olive oil over clean sweet potatoes and rub into potatoes with your hands to coat.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper (if using). Place sweet potatoes on air fryer rack or basket, making sure to leave some space between them and not stacking them.
  • Cook at 390 degrees for 40-50 minutes (depending on the size of your sweet potatoes), flipping over halfway through the cook time.

Notes

For best results, use sweet potatoes that are similar in size for even baking.
 

TO BAKE IN THE OVEN

  • Complete steps 1-3 as directed.
  • Bake at 425 F degrees for 45-50 minutes on a foil-lined baking sheet.

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 653mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 18443IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg