Sometimes the best part of a meal is the side dish, especially when loaded with buttery, sweet and salty flavors like these baked sweet potatoes are. To make the exterior super crispy, avoid wrapping foil around the sweet potatoes which traps the moisture and keeps the skin soft.
- 4 sweet potatoes
- 4 Tablespoons butter
- Salt, to taste
- Pepper, to taste
Step 1: Preheat oven to 425F.
Step 2: Scrub your sweet potatoes clean. Then, add four sweet potatoes to a pan lined with foil. Poke holes in the top of each sweet potato with a fork.
Step 3: Bake sweet potatoes for 40 minutes, or until tender.
Step 4: Let sweet potatoes cool for about 10 minutes. Slice potatoes down the center with a knife and add a tablespoon of butter to each.
Step 5: Season with salt and pepper.