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Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

These sweet potatoes made in the air fryer are simply amazing and so easy to make. Ready in less than an hour, these sweet potatoes will be completed in 30 minutes! With just a handful of ingredients, your family will love this recipe for quick and easy weeknight dinners!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer, air fryer sweet potatoes, avocado oil, butter, easy sweet potatoes, healthy dinner, healthy sweet potatoes, pepper, salt, side dish, vegetables
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 174kcal
Author: Savannah McGhee
Cost: $2


  • 2 sweet potatoes medium sized
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Wash the skins of two sweet potatoes. Piece each side with a fork to create little holes in the potatoes. Cover potatoes with avocado oil and salt.
  • Grab the handy air fryer and turn the oven to 390 degrees Fahrenheit or 198 degrees Celsius. Remove air fryer basket to gently place sweet potatoes in. Secure the basket back into the air fryer oven.
  • Bake the sweet potatoes in the air fryer for at least 30 minutes, or until potatoes are easy pierced with fork. Gently cut an opening at the top of the potatoes and fluff the flesh with a fork until fluffy. Serve with butter, salt, pepper, brown sugar, pecans, or just by themselves!


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1234mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 18443IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg