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Breakfast Sweet Potato Bowl

This breakfast sweet potato bowl is filling and delicious! The sweetness of the potatoes paired with the crispiness of the apples and the crunch of the pecans makes for a hearty and delicious breakfast (or lunch or snack).
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snack, Veggie
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato
Servings: 1
Author: Aimee


  • 1 medium-large sweet potato, baked
  • 1 apple, small gala or jazz
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1 tsp brown sugar


  • Prepare the cooked sweet potato via your preferred method (baking, microwaving then baking, instant pot, etc.)
  • Scoop out the insides of the sweet potato into a bowl.
  • Mash the sweet potato together with the cinnamon, butter, and salt until incorporated.
  • Sprinkle the brown sugar over the top of the sweet potato.
  • Dice the apple into small chunks and add on top of the sweet potato.
  • Add the pecans to the bowl and enjoy!


Here's a few of methods for baking sweet potatoes:
  • Bake completely in the oven, wrapped in foil.
  • Microwave first, then bake.
  • Cook in an Instant Pot.
Check out this Cook's Illustrated article on the best (and quickest) method, according to them. Scroll to the bottom of the article!