How To Cook A Sweet Potato Fast?

How long do you cook sweet potatoes in the oven?

  • Bake sweet potatoes in the oven until golden brown and tender when pierced with a fork, 18 to 22 minutes.

Is it bad to cook a sweet potato in the microwave?

It’s really the best way.

Microwaving sweet potatoes cuts down cook time by 45-55 minutes, and helps maintain nutritional value.

Baking a sweet potato in the microwave preserves far more nutrients (folate, vitamins A and C) than boiling it, for example.

How do you cook sweet potatoes?

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F. On a baking sheet, (lined with foil for easy clean-up if you wish) prick sweet potatoes all over with a fork.
  • Bake until tender, or until a fork inserted in the thickest part has no resistance, 45 to 50 minutes.
  • Let cool, then split the tops open with a knife.

How long does it take to boil sweet potatoes?

Boil sweet potatoes for 15 to 20 minutes, until they are tender when pierced with a fork. Note, it will take less time if you cut the sweet potatoes in smaller pieces.

How do you peel sweet potatoes quickly?

With a fork, poke holes in the raw sweet potatoes, and then bake them at 425 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until very tender. Once the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel the skin off. The skin will magically slide right off. Our easy trick is mess-free and bursting with sweet flavor.