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How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

Once you learn How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker, you will not want to cook them any other way! They are perfect every time!

Do you want to know the absolute easiest way to cook sweet potatoes? Yes? You will be so happy to know How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker.

This method is totally hands off. You do not need to watch them, check on them or bother with them until hours later when it is finished cooking. Just put the sweet potatoes in the slow cooker and come back later to them finished and perfectly done.

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They are pictured here as planned-overs with Oven Roasted Vegetables, Twice Baked Potato Casserole, and Best Gluten Free Low Carb Meatloaf (recipe coming very soon!)

sweet potato, meatloaf, mixed vegetables and twice baked potatoes.

They are pictured here with Roasted Parmesan Asparagus.

sweet potato cut in half on plate with asparagus.

See Also

How to Make Easy to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Cut a Cabbage

How to Make Homemade Iced Tea

How to Cook Bacon in the Microwave

How to Make Buttermilk

How to Cook Butternut Squash

Tools needed

Non stick spray—may be optional but I always give my slow cooker a spray for easy cleanup

Slow Cooker

Fork—to test for doneness

Sweet Potatoes

(Printable directions on a card just below.)

1. Spray your slow cooker with non stick spray.

spraying slow cooker

2. Wash sweet potatoes.

washing sweet potato

3. Put sweet potatoes in slow cooker. You can put in a few or fill your slow cooker. Just make sure the lid fits on securely.

5 sweet potatoes in slow cooker

4. Cook on high for about 3 hours or low 6-8 hours.

5. Test by poking with a fork. When it goes in easily, it is done.

poking sweet potato with fork to test if done

They will freeze well. 

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How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

sweet potato cut in half on plate with asparagus.

Once you learn How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker, you will not want to cook them any other way! They are perfect every time!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Tools

  • Non stick spray—may be optional but I always give my slow cooker a spray for easy cleanup
  • Slow Cooker
  • Fork—to test for doneness
  • Sweet Potatoes

Instructions

1. Spray your slow cooker with non stick spray.

2. Wash sweet potatoes.

3. Put sweet potatoes in slow cooker. You can put in a few or fill your slow cooker.

4. Cook on high for about 3 hours or low 6-8 hours. Just make sure the lid fits on securely.

5. Test by poking with a fork. When it goes in easily, it is done.

Notes

They will freeze well. 



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