Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes is a no-fuss side dish to dress up your dinner table. A quick and easy baked sweet potato that you can top how you like. 

Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes


Sweet potatoes are full of nutrients and vitamins. I love adding sweet potatoes into our dinner rotation. The air Fryer is a fabulous way to get restaurant quality sweet potatoes at home. 


Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes 

Skip the oven and reach for the air fryer method. These potatoes are rich in flavor and fork tender! 


What Is The Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams

The first noticeable difference is the skin. Sweet potatoes resemble a red/pink potato skin. Where a yam has a woodier texture to skin. Yams and sweet potatoes can be interchangeable in recipes, depending on the variety. 

Why Cook In Air Fryer

  • Quicker cook time than oven
  • Doesn’t heat house
  • Easy cleanup 
  • Crispy outside tender inside
  • Simple to use

How Do You Cook Sweet Potatoes In Oven

Wash and clean your potato, then prick holes, and add on oil and a sprinkle of salt. Sit on rack and bake away till sweet potato is done. 

Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Are Sweet Potatoes Good For You

Sweet potatoes are a lower carb count compared to regular potatoes. Sweet potatoes are also a low calorie and high fiber option. Depending how you top your potatoes will affect the healthy outcome. 

Toppings for Baked Air Fried Sweet Potato

  • Sprinkle of brown sugar
  • Cinnamon and sugar
  • Green onions
  • Sour cream 
  • Greek yogurt 
  • Shredded cheese
  • Chives

Here are some sweet and savory sweet potato toppings to consider. 


How Long Does It Take To Cook Sweet Potatoes In Air Fryer

Depending on the size of your sweet potatoes will affect the cook time. My sweet potatoes were done at the 40 minute mark. 


To know if your sweet potatoes are done you can stick a fork in and out of the potatoes easily. If they are not quite done, bake longer. 

Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

How To Store Leftover Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes can be stored in a container or sealable bag in the fridge for 3-4 days. Just allow them to fully cook from air fryer then transfer into storing. 


What to Serve With Sweet Potatoes

Meatloaf, baked chicken, roast and more are options. Load your potatoes with pulled meat or taco meat for a meal in one. 


Sweet potatoes pair with all meats! You might find you want sweet potatoes with more recipes once you see how easy this side dish recipe is! 


How To Reheat Sweet Potatoes

A quick Reheat in the microwave or toss the potatoes in a preheated oven wrapped in aluminum foil. This will help warm the potatoes without drying them out. 


Are you loving your Instant Vortex Plus as much as me? Try out my Instant Vortex Plus Air Fryer Garlic Bread Margherita Pizza Toast, you will love it! If you love a great potato recipe than you need to try The Original Syracuse Salt Potatoes Instant Pot.  Do not forget to make Baked Potatoes too!


Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Instant Vortex Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 41 minutes


  • 2 - 4 sweet potatoes (scrubbed & rinsed)
  • 1/2 TBSP Olive Oil or melted butter
  • 1/2 TSP sea salt


  1. Prick the potatoes with a fork. Rub the potatoes with either oil or butter.
  2. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  3. Place the drip pan in the bottom of the cooking chamber. Using the display panel, touch BAKE then adjust the temp to 400 degrees, set the time to * 40 minutes, touch START.
  4. When the display indicates “Add Food” place potatoes (unwrapped) on a tray lined with aluminum foil.  Close the door.
  5. When time ends carefully remove baked potatoes and serve. 


*Time may vary based on size of your potato. Mine were fairly large (weighing 13.8 oz) potatoes vs small.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 143Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 355mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 4gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g

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