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How to Boil Sweet Potatoes

Learn How to Boil Sweet Potatoes.  Sweet potatoes are nutritious and can be added to a variety of dishes. The sweet potatoes have a variety of minerals and vitamins which includes calcium, vitamin C and beta carotene.

Sweet Potatoes can be boiled with the skin or peeled. After the sweet potatoes have been boiled, one can use them in a variety of dishes. Its usage is limitless.

How to Boil Sweet Potatoes: Peeling the Sweet Potatoes and then Boiling

Ingredients:

Water
Cooking Pot
4-5 Sweet potatoes

Instructions:

  • Wash the sweet potatoes. Ensure the skin is completely clean.
  • Peel the potatoes.
  • Prepare a pot – Get a cooking pot that is big enough to fully submerge your sweet potatoes in water.
  • Arrange or put your sweet potato or sweet potatoes in the cooking pot. Add water. Ensure they are covered with water.  Cover with a lid.
  • Bring the water to a boil to cook the potatoes. Boil for 20-40 minutes.  Check if they are tender. You can pierce using a fork to check. If necessary, cook longer until they are tender.
  • When cooked to your desired tenderness. Drain the water and set them aside to cool.
  • Serve.

How to Boil Sweet Potatoes: Boiling the sweet potatoes and then peeling

Sweet potatoes can also be boiled before peeling

How to Boil Sweet Potatoes
Ingredients:
Water
Cooking Pot
4-5 Sweet potatoes

Instructions:

  • Wash the sweet potato. Wash the surface of the sweet potato to remove any dirt or debris stuck on the sweet potato’s skin.
  • Arrange the sweet potatoes in a cooking pot. Select a pot big enough to cover all the sweet potatoes with water. Add water and Cover with a lid.
  • Bring the water to a boil to cook the potatoes. Boil for 20-40 minutes.  Check if they are tender. You can pierce using a fork to check. If necessary, cook longer until they are tender.
  • When cooked to your desired tenderness. Drain the water and set them aside to cool.
  • Remove the skin and serve.