Air Fryer Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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These air fryer sweet potatoes are amazing! Roasted to perfection in your air fryer, so easy, healthy and delicious!

Air Fryer Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These air fryer sweet potatoes are ready in less than 30 minutes thanks to the air fryer! They are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside and just melt in your mouth!

air fried sweet potatoes

No air fryer? No problem: check out my oven roasted sweet potatoes recipe to make them in the oven.  Or you can also make roasted sweet potatoes in the Instant Pot!

air fryer roasted sweet potato pieces

How To Make Roasted Sweet Potatoes In The Air Fryer

Cooking sweet potatoes in the air fryer is very easy!  All you need to do is peel the sweet potatoes, cut them into chunks, toss with olive oil, put in the air fryer and cook for 25 minutes at 390F, shaking the basket halfway through.  That’s it!

how to cook sweet potatoes in the air fryer

You can also brush these sweet potatoes with maple syrup and sprinkle with cinnamon before roasting – yum!

air fryer sweet potato pieces

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Air Fryer Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These air fryer roasted sweet potatoes are amazing! Chunks of sweet potatoes roasted to perfection and naturally sweet and caramelized! So healthy and yummy!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potatoes
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Diet: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2
Calories: 173kcal

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  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

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  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into 1-inch chunks.
  • Toss sweet potato chunks with olive oil and put in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook sweet potatoes in the air fryer at 390F for 25 minutes, shaking halfway through.


If you'd like, you can sprinkle sweet potato pieces with cinnamon and toss with maple syrup or honey before putting in the air fryer.
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Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 18445IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    Thank you for the idea. I’ve always roasted these in the oven, but this was such an easy, quick, and convenient way to prepare sweet potatoes without tying up previous oven space. I plant to roll them in a warm butter/maple syrup glaze before serving.

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