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split open baked sweet potato topped with butter on a white plate
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Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

These baked sweet potatoes are actually made in the air fryer! Super easy, no heating up the oven required and ready in a fraction of the time.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 159kcal



  • 1 pound sweet potatoes about 4 oz each
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning


  • wash and scrub potatoes and pierce with fork about 2 times on each side
  • rub with olive oil and seasoning until well coated
  • place in air fryer basket
  • cook at 380 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes, flipping once, until fork tender


If using 6 oz potatoes, increase cook time to 30 - 35 minutes
For 8 oz potatoes, increase cook time to 40-45 minutes
Final cook time will vary based on shape and size of potatoes
If desired, you can leave potatoes plain instead of coating with seasoning


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 16088IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg