Easy Homemade Sweet Potato Puree

Want to make your own sweet potato puree? Here’s an easy kitchen hack tutorial on how to make your own sweet potato puree at home. We love pureed sweet potatoes because you can often use it in place of oil, in pancakes, and in other baked goods!

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 50 minutes
Fat 0 Carbs 10 Protein 1
Yield 4 servings 1x


  • 1 large sweet potato*
  • coconut oil cooking Spray


  1. First, preheat oven to 400ºF and line a baking sheet with tin foil..
  2. Then, slice your sweet potato(es) in half, hot dog style, and spray both sides with coconut oil cooking spray. 1 large sweet potato should get you around a cup of puree, so feel free to roast as many as you’d like.
  3. Pierce with a fork a few times on both sides and then place on a baking sheet lined with tin foil.
  4. Roast at 400ºF for around 40 minutes or your sweet potatoes are tender (depends on the size of your sweet potato).
  5. Let sweet potatoes cool for about 5 minutes and then scoop out sweet potato flesh and place in a food processor. Blend until smooth.

Tips & Notes

  • Storage: Place in an air-tight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. OR, in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • One large sweet potato = ~1 cup sweet potato puree*
  • Nutrition is for 1 cup of sweet potato puree.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 cup puree Calories: 45 Sugar: 3 Fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 10 Fiber: 2 Protein: 1
Author: Lee HershCategory: SidesMethod: OvenCuisine: American

Keywords: sweet potato puree