Hasselback potatoes are an impressive addition to any table. These special spuds have the crispy edges of a French fry with the melt-in-your-mouth inner texture of a baked potato. And with the healthy sweet potato substitution, they're a win-win-win! Check out our go-to recipe plus some drool-worthy variations below.

What You'll Need

  • chopsticks or wooden spoons
  • Chef's knife
  • cutting board
  • measuring cups
  • small bowl
  • whisk
  • fruit & veggie wash or spray
  • aluminum foil
  • baking sheet
uncooked sweet potatoes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp butter, unsalted and melted

Instructions

Step 1: Potato Rinse

Gently rinse the potatoes fruit & veggie wash (we recommend Rebel Green Fruit & Veggie Clean, available at Target, Walmart, and local health food stores). Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Step #2: Prepare The Sauce

Whisk together the butter, olive oil, salt and pepper, and garlic in a small bowl until evenly combined.

sweet potatoes in cast iron pan

Step #3: Slice Potatoes

Place potato between chopsticks or wooden spoons. Carefully cut 1/8 inch slices, about ¾ of the way through the potato. The chopsticks will keep you from slicing all the way through. Repeat with the other potato.

Step #4: Bake Time

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, then place potatoes on sheet. Pour butter mixture over sweet potatoes, and bake for about 45 minutes.

Step #5: Serve It Up

Carefully remove from oven, season with more salt and pepper, and enjoy!

hasselback sweet potatoes with herbs

Variations

If you want to jazz up your Hasselback sweet potatoes, there are plenty of flavor combinations to choose from like:

-Lime Zest + Coconut Oil

-Sweet + Spicy

-Maple Pecan

For other ways to add this terrific tuber to your diet, check out our article here!

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