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sliced sweet potato with pat of vegan butter on white plate

Baked Sweet Potato

  • Author: Britt B
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 62 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


How to make the best baked sweet potatoes for an easy snack or side to any meal! Packed with nutrients and vitamins, sprinkle with a little sea salt and cinnamon for extra flavor!


  • 3 large sweet potatoes


  • 3 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Sea salt to tast


  1. Preheat oven to 415F (see above post for different cook times) and line a baking sheet with tin foil.
  2. Wash sweet potatoes very well in warm water and dry.
  3. Place onto the baking sheet and poke a few holes around each sweet potato using a fork.
  4. Bake in the oven for about 60 minutes. Check with a fork to make sure they are soft before removing.
  5. Let cool for 5 minutes then slice open.
  6. Optional: sprinkle sea salt, cinnamon, and add a pat of vegan butter for flavor!


  • Serving Size: 1 large sweet potato
  • Calories: 172
  • Sugar: 8.4 g
  • Sodium: 110 mg
  • Fat: 0.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.2 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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