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  • How long to bake sweet potatoes (and why)?

  • Rub the skin with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake the sweet potatoes for 30 minutes. Rotate the pan 180 degrees and bake for an additional 15-30 minutes. A fork or knife should be easily inserted into the center of the potato when it’s finished baking. Remove from the oven and allow the potatoes to cool for 5 minutes.

  • How to bake sweet potatoes in the oven with foil?

  • Position an oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 400 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, then set a wire rack inside the baking sheet. Prick each of the sweet potatoes 5 times with a fork and place on top of the prepared rack, keeping space between potatoes to allow heat to circulate.

  • How to bake sweet potatoes in an Instant Pot?

  • Chop sweet potatoes into cubes, drizzle with olive oil, then bake on sheet pan at 425F for 30 minutes. Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork, wrap in foil, then bake in the oven for 1 hour, until soft and tender. Then there鈥檚 the no-baking way to bake a sweet potato in the Instant Pot.

  • What is the best way to serve baked sweet potatoes?

  • Here are the best ways to serve a baked sweet potato: Mexican-style. Make our Mexican sweet potatoes by topping with black bean salsa and creamy cilantro sauce. Sour cream fresh dill. They become a stellar side. Thai-style.