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Air Fryer Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked sweet potatoes in the air fryer make a delicious and mess free side dish! These potatoes are tender on the inside and crispy on the outside. Top them with some ghee and garlic to pair with your favorite Whole30 dinner or add some cinnamon and honey for a nutritious paleo dessert!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 143 kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 4 small Sweet Potatoes or 2 large
  • 1-2 Tbsp Olive Oil or Avocado Oil
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt


  • Scrub and rinse the sweet potatoes to remove any dirt and then dry.
  • Using a small knife pierce the sweet potatoes 8ish times each all over.
  • Drizzle the oil all over the potatoes and using your hands rub to ensure they are completely coated.
  • Sprinkle with salt and place them in the air fryer basket.
  • Air fry for 35-45 minutes (this entirely depends on the size of the potatoes) at 400F or until fork tender.
  • Remove potatoes, allow to cool, and top with your desired toppings!


Calories: 143kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 653mgPotassium: 438mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 18443IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Air Fryer, Potatoes, Whole30
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