How to Cook Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes can be a great food item in holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas etc. You can now bake yummy sweet potatoes by following this simple recipe.

Step 1

Fill a large saucepan with water. Add sweet potatoes in the saucepan and put it on the stove.

Step 2

Turn the stove on to boil the sweet potatoes. Boil them for 8 minutes or so and then turn the stove to medium heat and boil for another 10-15 minutes.
Step 3

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. During this preheating period you can peel those boiled potatoes. You can even slice them into small pieces if you prefer. Add all the potatoes in a casserole dish that is safe for oven.

Step 4

This is the part where we will add some flavor to the sweet potatoes. Take a medium saucepan and heat up a small amount of brown sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon and 3 table spoons of butter. Cook this mix for a minute and pour it over the sweet potatoes.

Step 5

Put the casserole dish with sweet potatoes in the oven and cook for 20 minutes or so.

Step 6

Take them out using oven mitts and let them cool down for few minutes before they are ready for serving.

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