Sweet potatoes take anywhere between 30 minutes to 1 hour to bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on their size. After baking, the sweet potatoes can be served immediately or be stored in the refrigerator for future use.
Make baked sweet potatoes by preheating an oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, piercing the potatoes several times and baking them on a foil-lined baking sheet. The potatoes bake for about 45 minutes or until tender.
Patrick and Gina Neely's twice baked sweet potatoes is a good sweet potato recipe. Another good recipe is Bobby Flay's grilled sweet potato wedges, which uses a syrup and mustard glaze.
Good recipes that use sweet potatoes as a main ingredient include roasted cinnamon sweet potatoes with honey, and classic sweet potato casserole. Both recipes require preparing the sweet potatoes for cooking by peeling off their skins and cutting the potatoes into 1-inch cubes.
Maple roasted sweet potatoes, sweet potato-peanut bisque, black bean-smothered sweet potatoes and mashed sweet potatoes are all easy sweet potato recipes. Black bean-smothered sweet potatoes and mashed sweet potatoes can be made in only 20 minutes each.
Some potato bake recipes are Cheesy Potato Bake and Twice-baked Potato Casserole. Another recipe, Creamy Cheese and Potato Bake, calls for peeled potatoes, butter, milk, cream and Gruyere, as well as onion, white wine and sage.
One recipe that uses canned sweet potato is Pillsbury's marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes. Preheat an oven to 350 F. Pour three 15-ounce cans of sweet potatoes in a baking dish, and sprinkle 1/4 cup of margarine, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 15 large marshmallows on top.
Ree Drummond offers a simple recipe for baked potato skins on ThePioneerWoman.com. The recipe calls for 8 russet potatoes, butter, Cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions and sour cream. It takes about 45 minutes to cook and makes 12 skins.
Cut clean sweet potatoes into thin slices about 1/8-inch thick. Toss the sweet potatoes with olive oil and seasonings, and spread them on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 to 25 minutes, flipping once until edges are crisp and centers are soft.
A loaded baked potato recipe consists of a baked potato, steamed broccoli, cheese, bacon, cream cheese, butter and seasonings. A method used by Bobby Deen on the Food Network requires the potato flesh to be scooped out prior to combining with the ingredients and baking.