- 6 medium sweet potatoes, unpeeled
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- Heat oven to 400° F. Pierce each sweet potato several times with the tines of a fork. Place the sweet potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Bake until tender, about 45 minutes. Make a slit in the top of each sweet potato. Top with 1 tablespoon of butter and season with the salt and pepper.