Sauteed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Wilson Modified: January 14, 2022
Sauteed Sweet Potatoes Recipe


How To Make Sauteed Sweet Potatoes

Try these sauteed sweet potatoes for an easy 20-minute side! Enjoy this filling dish made with 4 ingredients for an easy bite.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄2 tsp ground cumin
  • kosher salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Wash and peel potatoes. Dice into ½-inch cubes.

  2. Heat oil over medium heat in a cast iron or nonstick skillet.
  3. Add sweet potatoes to the skillet. Cook, stirring every 2 minutes, for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork tender. Add the ground cumin and stir to cook for 1 minute.

  4. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Dice the sweet potato into small even pieces to ensure it cooks through evenly.
Storing Leftovers: Cooked and cooled sweet potatoes can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for 4-5 days before reheating and serving.
Freezing: To freeze roasted sweet potatoes. Add to a sheet pan with parchment paper in a single layer. Freeze overnight until solid, then add to a freezer-safe bag or container for up to 4 months. Thaw in the fridge overnight before reheating and serving.


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