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Cinnamon Sweet Potato

A quick microwave sweet potato recipe

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetables
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 1 person


  • 1 Sweet potato, small to medium
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1/8 tsp Cinnamon


  1. Wash the sweet potato, scrubbing to remove any dirt.

  2. Prick the potato two or three places with a fork.

  3. Place the sweet potato inside the microwave on the glass bottom.

  4. Cover the potato with a plastic microwave cover.

  5. Cook for five minutes.

  6. Take the hot potato out with tongs.

  7. Cut the potato in half.

  8. Cut the tablespoon of butter in half.

  9. Place the butter into each half, pressing with a spoon.

  10. Sprinkle the cinnamon onto both halves (use more if desired).