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Baked Whole Sweet Potatoes

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
Prep time 5 mins
Bake time 1 hr, 30 mins
Yield makes 6 servings
Here's a simple way to bake sweet potatoes. If desired, serve with butter, pepper, and salt.


  • 6 sweet potatoes

How to Make It

  1. Wash 6 sweet potatoes, and remove any blemishes or dark spots; wrap each potato in aluminum foil. Bake, folded side of foil up, at 350° for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until a fork easily presses into the center. If desired, serve with butter, pepper, and salt.

  2. Mark Sohn, Pikeville, Kentucky, adapted from Mountain Country Cooking

Mountain Country Cooking