Nothing is better than a roasted sweet potato; they make for an excellent and easy side dish that goes with any meal. I made a great and easy batch of Air Fryer Weight Watchers Sweet Potatoes today.
Sweet potatoes are so easy to make in the air fryer and cook to absolute perfection. Yet, make a great side dish that goes with almost any meal. They are tender inside and crispy outside, making for a tasty dinner.
If you love Sweet Potatoes, this is a great and easy recipe to follow, and you will get the best batch of sweet potatoes.
If you are looking for even more Air Fryer Potato Recipes, some of my favorites are: AIR FRYER SWEET POTATO FRIES, AIR FRYER LOADED TATER TOTS, BREAKFAST POTATOES IN THE AIR FRYER and AIR FRYER EASY POUTINE FRENCH FRIES.
What Are Sweet Potatoes?
Sweet Potatoes and Yams get great attention during winter, but they are available all year round.
Unlike traditional potatoes, they are orange. They are still starchy root vegetables.
Sweet potatoes are highly fiber and nutritious, including vitamins B and C. They are said to reduce the chances of cancer because they are high in antioxidants.
Yams are sometimes called sweet potatoes, and sweet potatoes are sometimes called yams because they look much alike. Yams are said to be sweeter than sweet potatoes.
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Weight Watchers Sweet Potatoes
- Sweet Potatoes
- Olive Oil
- Sea Salt
How To Make Air Fryer Weight Watchers Sweet Potatoes
After Sweet Potatoes have been washed and dried, prick the skin a few times so that the skin doesn’t explode in the air fryer.
Rub the olive oil all over the sweet potatoes.
Coat in salt and lay in the air fryer basket
Cook at 400 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 35 to 45 minutes. Turn half way if your air fryer requires it.
How Many Points Are In Air Fryer Weight Watchers Sweet Potatoes
Weight Watchers Points: Medium 4oz Sweet Potato =
- 5 Blue Smart Points
- 5 Green Smart Points
- 0 Purple Smart Points
- Optional Butter, 1Tbsp = 5 Points
- Optional Cinnamon = 0 Points
What will I need to complete this recipe?
You will need the following ingredients:
Sweet Potatoes, olive oil, and salt – with optional butter, cinnamon
How To Store Sweet Potatoes
After these sweet potatoes have been cooked and cooled, it’s best that they be wrapped in plastic wrap and kept in the refrigerator.
Please do not add any butter or other toppings unless you know you’ll eat it, as it’s best reheated before any extras are added.
Does a sweet potato take longer to cook than a regular potato?
No, generally not. As long as the potatoes are the same size, a russet potato will take longer to cook than a sweet potato.
The actual cooking time of the sweet potato will depend on how big it is; larger ones take longer to cook than smaller ones.
The size of the potato
When picking your sweet potatoes to ‘bake’ in the air fryer, they must be uniform in size, as best you can find them.
If you have a small and narrow potato at one end and a big and bulky one at the other, then the smaller end won’t cook the same. You want the potato to cook evenly.
Are Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes Good For You?
Sweet potatoes are full of fiber, and so after eating one, it forms a gel-like mesh in your stomach that can make you feel fuller for longer, which aids in weight loss.
Should I eat the skin of the sweet potato?
Yes, indeed. Most of the nutrients of a potato are found in the skin. The sweet potato in the air fryer like this makes the skin nice and crispy. It’s delicious and should not be discarded if you can help it.
Some Other Great Air Fryer Weight Watcher Recipes-
- AIR FRYER 2 INGREDIENT WEIGHT WATCHER FRIENDLY BAGELS
- AIR FRYER WEIGHT WATCHER GRILLED CHEESE
- BLACKSTONE GRIDDLE VEGETABLE SKEWERS
- AIR FRYER WEIGHT WATCHER CINNAMON RAISIN BAGEL RECIPE
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN BREAST (LEMON GARLIC)
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Air Fryer Weight Watchers Sweet Potatoes
- 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes, washed and dried
- ½ Tablespoon Olive Oil
- ½ Teaspoon Coarse Sea Salt
- After Sweet Potatoes have been washed and dried, prick the skin a few times so that the skin doesn’t explode in the air fryer.
- Rub the olive oil all over the sweet potatoes.
- Coat in salt and lay in the air fryer basket.
- Cook at 400°F, air fryer setting, for 35 to 45 minutes. Turn halfway if your air fryer requires it.
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
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