Find out how to make sweetpotato toast and discover three delicious ways to top it! Ready in just minutes, this is a healthy breakfast option!
I am always on the look out for easy breakfast recipes. Mornings are always busy, no matter what I seem to do to prep ahead of time. So, I need a healthy breakfast options that can be ready in minutes, and that is exactly what this sweetpotato toast is. Easy. Healthy. Delicious. And I can top my sweetpotato toast in a variety of ways…depending on if I am feeling a little sweet or a little savoy that morning 🙂
So, are you reading this post wondering about my ability to spell “sweet potato”? Well, guess what…I am spelling it right! Mind-blown, right?! Sweetpotato is actually one word! You can learn more about this fun produce fact here.
What is sweetpotato toast?
Did you know that sweetpotato toast was actually a thing?? We saw it on TikTok and had to give it a try. Basically you use slices of sweetpotato for the actual toast! No bread! Then you can top your toasted sweetpotato slices like you would regular toast. And, unlike traditional toast, sweetpotato toast is naturally gluten-free and grain-free.
Why make sweetpotato toast?
Well, the first reason you need to try sweetpotato toast is that it’s delicious. Another reason would be that sweetpotatoes are loaded with vitamins and nutrients. They aren’t called the orange superfood for nothing 😉 So, when you are making yourself some sweetpotato toast, you are giving yourself a good serving of in fiber, vitamins A and C, iron and calcium and more.
Easiest way to cut the sweetpotato
The easiest way to cut your sweetpotato would definitely be with a mandoline slicer. Now, we didn’t have one, so we just used a knife, which was fine…just be careful.
Toppings for sweetpotato toast
One of the things that I love about sweetpotatoes is that they are good in sweet and savory dishes, so your toast toppings can be sweet or savory! We love the mashed avocado with everything bagel seasoning just as much as the sunbutter and blueberries.
How to cook the sweetpotato for sweetpotato toast
We simply sliced it and put it in the toaster, but you can also place the slices in the oven at 350 degrees for about 15 – 20 minutes.
Can you make sweetpotato toast ahead of time?
YES! Prep and par-bake the sweetpotato slices to make for a super-easy and healthy breakfast option. Once you have them par-bake, allow the slices to cool completely and then store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you are ready to use them. To warm your toast slices, simply pop them in the toaster and then add your favorite toppings. Breakfast is served!
Sweetpotatoes are simply healthy foods that can help reduce your risk of getting diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, taste great and they have immune-boosting properties!
Sweetpotatoes satisfy your sweet craving, without you eating unhealthy treats. Its fiber-rich content helps build bulk, making you burn more energy in the process. So, I think it’s time for us to make some sweetpotato toast, don’t you?? We made ours 3 different ways, but please, leave us a comment below with one of your favorite sweetpotato toast combinations!
Commonly Asked Questions About How To Make Sweetpotato Toast
Q: What is sweetpotato toast?
A: sweetpotato toast is toast made using slices of sweetpotato instead of bread. The sweetpotato slices are toasted and then topped like regular toast.
Q: Why make sweetpotato toast?
A: sweetpotato toast is delicious, naturally gluten-free and provides nutrients like fiber, vitamins A and C, iron and calcium that bread does not.
Q: How do you cut the sweetpotato for sweetpotato toast?
A: The easiest way is to use a mandoline slicer to cut thin slices. You can also carefully slice by hand with a knife.
Q: What are some sweetpotato toast topping ideas?
A: Some topping ideas are sunbutter and blueberries for sweet or mashed avocado with everything bagel seasoning for savory.
Q: Can you make sweetpotato toast ahead of time?
A: Yes, you can prep and par-bake the sweetpotato slices ahead of time. Store cooled slices in the fridge and reheat in the toaster before adding toppings.
Sweetpotato Toast 3 Ways
- Sunbutter and blueberries
- Avocado and everything bagel seasoning
- Over easy egg and sriracha
- Sweetpotato slices
- Cut large sweet potato into ¼” slices.
- Spray with cooking spray.
- Toast in toaster for 5 minutes or until the sweetpotato slice brown and softens.
- Top with desired toppings.