Microwaved sweet potatoes with butter
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5 from 4 votes

How to Microwave Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time1 min
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 sweet potato
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Basil and Bubbly


  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1/2 Tablespoon butter optional
  • dash of cinnamon optional


  • Scrub the potato clean and remove any trendils or strings handing from it.
  • Pierce the potato several times, and wrap in a paper towel.
  • Microwave the wrapped sweet potato 4 - 6 minutes, or until it is soft to the touch.
  • Slice the sweet potato lengthwise, fluff with a fork, and add a pat of butter and/or sprinkle of cinnamon before serving.


Calories: 114kcal