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Sous Vide Sweet Potatoes

How to sous vide sweet potatoes to eat right as a side dish or to use in other recipes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 2-4 sweet potatoes 2 large or 4 small
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • kosher salt to taste
  • fresh herbs for serving optional


  • Start by peeling all your sweet potatoes.
  • Cut them into cubes that are roughly even in size.
  • Place the cubes in a a plastic bag that you can vacuum seal or use a gallon size plastic bag and try to get as much air out as you can.
  • Place into a 185 degree water bath for 1 hour. If they float, try to keep them under water using a small pot, just be sure the water level doesn't go above the max fill line for your machine.
  • Once finished, carefully remove from the water bath using a pair of tongs. Allow to cool for a few minutes before opening.
  • Ready to eat as is. Season with some fresh herbs. Or can be saved to be used with another recipe calling for cooked sweet potatoes.


How to make a bread crumb topped sweet potatoes:
  • Mash up the finished sweet potatoes
  • Spread onto an oven safe pan
  • Sprinkle a layer of bread crumbs on top
  • Place in 450 degree oven until the bread crumbs are toasted.