Broiled Sweet Potatoes15 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 30 min
“This is a recipe of my great-grandmother's that I grew up with. It is a favorite of mine and I try to make it often for my family.” - by Maria Watson
Original recipe yields 4 to 5 servings
- Preheat oven to broil.
- Line a 10x15 inch cookie sheet with aluminum foil.
- Cook the sweet potatoes in the microwave until done, about 4 minutes per potato. When the potatoes are cool, peel, cut in half lengthwise and slice about 1/4 inch.
- Place the potato slices in a single layer on prepared cookie sheet. Slice the butter into about 1/8 inch pats and place all over the sweet potatoes. Sprinkle the sugar on the potatoes and butter. Place under broiler until golden and bubbly, about 5 to 8 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 165 cal
- 0.6 g
- < 1%
- 38.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (15)Rate This Recipe
"This is a simple, healthy way to make sweet potatoes. I ended up dumping a bunch of brown sugar on top at the end, but you could do it without that too. Next time I would melt the butter beforehand be..." See morecause messing around with the little bits of butter was a pain. Also, I almost forgot to stab the potato with a fork before microwaving it, so for my fellow beginners out there, don't forget that step! unless you want exploding potatoes."
"I tried a variation on the preparation. I peeled the sweet potato with a potato peeler, then cut the raw potato into medallion slices, maybe 1/8" thick. I laid these out in a single layer in a glass m..." See moreicrowave safe dish and cooked in the microwave for two to three minutes. I then transferred the slices to a cookie sheet lined with foil and sprayed lightly with olive oil. The butter and brown sugar I applied as directed above."
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