Enjoy this delicious microwave sweet potato recipe in just 5 minutes. We love microwave sweet potatoes for a quick and easy side dish option.

Enjoy this delicious microwave sweet potato recipe in just 5 minutes. We love microwave sweet potatoes for a quick and easy side dish option.  Learn how to cook sweet potatoes in microwave. How to make a baked sweet potato in microwave. The best simple side dish in minutes. #eatingonadime #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #wastomake #howtomakeabakedsweetpotato #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #howtobakeasweetpotatoinmicrowave

Microwave sweet potato recipe

I love cooking sweet potatoes in the microwave. It is so handy and the kitchen stays cool. I don’t have to heat up my oven.

Plus, the sweet potatoes really tastes amazing. The inside is tender and moist. Yum!

Sweet potatoes also make a great idea for a quick lunch. No need to wait an hour for an oven baked sweet potato when you get the same tasty results in minutes.

Enjoy this delicious microwave sweet potato recipe in just 5 minutes. We love microwave sweet potatoes for a quick and easy side dish option.  Learn how to cook sweet potatoes in microwave. How to make a baked sweet potato in microwave. The best simple side dish in minutes. #eatingonadime #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #wastomake #howtomakeabakedsweetpotato #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #howtobakeasweetpotatoinmicrowave

Ingredients for microwave sweet potatoes:

  • Medium Size Sweet Potatoes
  • Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt

Toppings:

  • Butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper
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How to cook a sweet potato In the microwave:

Wash the sweet potatoes.  Dry and stab 6-8 times per sweet potato with a fork in various spots throughout the sweet potato.

Drizzle the olive oil over the sweet potatoes and season with the sea salt.

Place in a microwave safe dish.

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How long to microwave a sweet potato:

Microwave uncovered for 5 minutes.  If the potatoes are not done, cook in 1 minute increments until they are done.

You know when the potatoes are done with a knife can be inserted and easily removed or you can squeeze the potatoes and they will be done when they are soft.

Topping ideas:

Serve topped with the butter, salt and pepper.  Enjoy!

My kids like to add cinnamon and brown sugar to their sweet potato. Sometimes I do too.
Just use what you prefer. You can’t go wrong with sweet potatoes.;

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Now you know how to microwave a sweet potato!

Microwaving a sweet potato is so simple and turns out delicious. My kids love pumpkin pie so they love sweet potatoes due to the similar taste.

This is one side dish my kids love and I do too!

Enjoy this delicious microwave sweet potato recipe in just 5 minutes. We love microwave sweet potatoes for a quick and easy side dish option.  Learn how to cook sweet potatoes in microwave. How to make a baked sweet potato in microwave. The best simple side dish in minutes. #eatingonadime #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #wastomake #howtomakeabakedsweetpotato #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #howtobakeasweetpotatoinmicrowave

What to serve with baked sweet potato?

So many options but here are a few favorites around here.

Sweet potatoes really go with just about anything. You can’t go wrong with this easy side dish. Just keep the main dish simple too and you are guaranteed to have an easy dinner.

Easy recipes like this are always a hit. You can make sweet potatoes for your entire family for less than one sweet potato at a restaurant. Plus, it is quicker at home and everyone enjoys a great meal.

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Money Saving tip:

Sweet potatoes tend to be cheaper in the fall months. Make sure you download our free What’s in Season? Calendar of Fruits and Vegetables in Season printable that will show you when you will find produce at its lowest price. That is the best way to save money next time you are making sweet potato fries.

I have learned over the years that shopping and cooking based on sales really helps our grocery budget. It adds up over time and makes a big difference in our budget.

It helps keep the grocery budget reasonable and feed a large family. By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget. Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished.

I cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning!

Everyone will love these easy sweet potato fries. It is the best side dish and really simple. I love how frugal it is too.

This is another great example of a recipe that is easy, tasty and budget friendly. This is really a huge help in your grocery budget and you can feed a crowd with these baked sweet potatoes.

Enjoy this delicious microwave sweet potato recipe in just 5 minutes. We love microwave sweet potatoes for a quick and easy side dish option.  Learn how to cook sweet potatoes in microwave. How to make a baked sweet potato in microwave. The best simple side dish in minutes. #eatingonadime #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #wastomake #howtomakeabakedsweetpotato #howtomicrowaveasweetpotato #howtobakeasweetpotatoinmicrowave

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Microwave Sweet Potatoes

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Enjoy this delicious microwave sweet potato recipe in just 5 minutes. We love microwave sweet potatoes for a quick and easy side dish option. 
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 2
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 281
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium Size Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • Toppings:
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Wash the sweet potatoes.  Dry and stab 6-8 times per sweet potato with a fork in various spots throughout the sweet potato.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the sweet potatoes and season with the sea salt.
  • Place in a microwave safe dish.
  • Microwave uncovered for 5 minutes.  If the potatoes are not done, cook in 1 minute increments until they are done.  You know when the potatoes are done with a knife can be inserted and easily removed or you can squeeze the potatoes and they will be done when they are soft.
  • Serve topped with the butter, salt and pepper.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate in an air tight container for up to 5 days.  

Nutrition Facts

Calories 281kcal, Carbohydrates 46g, Protein 4g, Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 1337mg, Potassium 770mg, Fiber 7g, Sugar 9g, Vitamin A 32240IU, Vitamin C 5mg, Calcium 72mg, Iron 1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    So for all those failed attempts on my own, once I found this I was like….wooohooo where have you been all my life…. now I can make them anytime…. listen to me…ANYTIME IWANT…. at home. At work, even when I go to my friends houses. In fact I made one on a road trip when I stopped in a convenient store. I went across the street and got a sweet potato ran back to the convenient store and bought a burrito and made that for my wife and then popped in the potato for myself. Wheni got up to the counter the clerk was like, I didn’t know we should sweet potatoes, I was like you don’t, so I gave him mine and he waslike this is the best. So I had to run back across the street and get another one for me. It is magical.

  2. 5 stars
    Love baked sweet potatoes and these turned out perfect. Love them savory but also love butter, salt and a little sugar free maple syrup and cinnamon.