Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

The only thing better than baked sweet potatoes are Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Eggs! Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes make the perfect breakfast, lunch or casual dinner.

Twice Baked Sweet Potato with Bacon and Eggs

 

Baked sweet potatoes, with melted pasture butter, topped with bacon and eggs…it doesn’t get any better or easier than this!

Twice Baked Sweet Potato with Bacon and Eggs

 

It’s Easy as 1,2,3…4

  1. Bake potatoes.
  2. Cut in half and use a knife to cuts slits into the potato halves.  
  3. Add butter and use a fork to mash, use the back of a spoon to create a nice crater.
  4. Sprinkle with cooked bacon and then carefully crack an egg into the crater you created in each potato half, and place back in the oven for a few minutes! 

Twice Baked Sweet Potato with Bacon and Eggs

 

Voila! A delicious, beautiful, easy meal!

Twice Baked Sweet Potato with Bacon and Eggs

The Recipe: Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Eggs

Tips and what you will need: (Affiliate links via Amazon) Use LARGE sweet potatoes and SMALL eggs or the eggs will spill over sides. You will need a cookie sheet and parchment paper. I love Maldons Flaked Sea Salt. I buy the tub (it’s a money saver!) My wooden serving board can be found here.

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Eggs
 
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An easy meal for any time! It is important to use large sweet potatoes and small eggs or the eggs won't fit!
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Recipe type: Breakfast, lunch or dinner
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2-4
Ingredients
  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • clarified butter, ghee or butter
  • sea salt
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 4 small eggs
  • pepper
  • chives
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place foil in bottom of oven to catch potato drippings.
  3. Pierce potatoes with a fork.
  4. Use a paper towel to LIGHTLY coat skin of each potato with butter.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Place potatoes on oven rack and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a fork goes in easily.
  7. While potatoes bake, cook bacon, set on paper towels to drain, chop.
  8. Slice chives.
  9. Remove potatoes from oven and place on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet.
  10. Place potatoes on parchment and carefully cut in half lengthwise. Use your knife to make slits in the flesh of the potatoes.
  11. Add as much butter as you like and mash with a fork. Use the back of a spoon to create a crater in each potato, sprinkle with half of the bacon.
  12. Gently crack an egg into each potato half.
  13. Place back in the oven for 10 minutes. Whites should be solid, yolks soft.
  14. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with sea salt, pepper, the rest of the bacon and chives. Serve.

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47 thoughts on “Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

  1. Easy as 1,2,3,…4! You crack me up! But seriously, this sounds amazing!!! I have organic sweet potatoes so I must make this for breakfast tomorrow….in the Instant Pot! 🙂

  2. Decided to change my way of eating. Real, unprocessed organic food. No wheat and no dairy. This just sounds so right for me just now.

  3. What size eggs & sweet potatoes are you using? Because I couldn’t get the eggs inside the potatoes at ALL, wound up with egg everywhere even after scraping out all the potato flesh. And I used regular eggs and good-sized sweet potatoes.

    • Hi josh. I use large sweet potatoes and regular eggs. I am wondering if you didn’t make the “well” in the potato big enough? I use my fork to really mash the potato and then create s good sized well for the egg. In the “tips” section I mention that a too small potato will make the egg spill over the side. I use the biggest potatoes I can find.

  4. I have always loved twice baked potatoes but never thought about having a twice baked sweet potato. I love sweet potato fries so with that being said, I am going to try this and am sure I will really enjoy it. Thanks for sharing I also will be following you on pinterest.

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