Baked sweet potatoes are a delicious and healthy side dish that's easy to make.
Start by preheating your oven and then scrubbing the potatoes to remove any dirt. Once cleaned, place them in the oven and bake for 45 minutes or until they're soft.
When they're ready, take them out of the oven, slice them open, and add your favorite toppings such as butter, cinnamon, brown sugar, honey, or marshmallows.
Baked sweet potatoes are always a hit at family dinners—they provide essential nutrients while still tasting like a treat!
If you're looking for a nutritious vegetable side dish this sweet potato recipe is a must. The sweet potato is considered by many as the most nutritious vegetable, so if you're watching your calories this potato is an excellent choice.
Baking sweet potatoes are similar to baking plain potatoes with one exception. The longer you bake sweet potatoes the sweeter they become. That's assuming you don't over bake your sweet potatoes.
Are you guilty of only using sweet potatoes in dessert recipes?
If you answered yes, you're missing out on a nutritious treat that can be served with most meat dishes. Each fully cooked sweet potato without any toppings has the following nutritional values: 120 calories, 2 grams protein, 11 milligrams sodium, 0 grams fat and 0 mg cholesterol.
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