How To Microwave Sweet Potatoes

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Short on time? Simply ravenous? Just can’t wait another 5 minutes until you have a bite of fluffy sweet potato in your mouth? Don’t worry, friends. Pop that spud into the microwave and your sweet potato craving will be satiated in a matter of minutes!

Microwaving a sweet potato is quite possibly the quickest and easiest way to cook your sweet potato. Without wasting precious time to preheat and bake, you’ll still achieve the sweet, caramelization that an oven-baked sweet potato is known for. Not sure when your microwaved sweet potato is ready? The sweet potato’s thin skin puffs to a crisp finish and inside you’ll discover a sweet, pillowy flesh.

How to Microwave a Sweet Potato:
  • Pierce the sweet potato skin 5-6 times.
  • Place on a microwaveable plate and microwave for 5-8 minutes, rotating halfway through.
Microwaved Sweet Potato Recipes: