How to make & cook sweet potato noodles

Earlier, we’ve published a blog on How to cook spaghetti noodles. And some of our readers asked to write on How to cook sweet potato noodles. I hope, you all love this post too.

Sweet potato noodles are simple as twisting them through the spiralizer. This really is so simple that they’re barely a recipe with just three ingredients.

The recipe takes only a couple of minutes to serve.

Tips for Cooking Sweet Potato Noodles

Before the best way on how to Cook Sweet Potato Noodles, here are some pro tips:

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Overripe sweet potatoes fall apart, and the noodles become brittle. They don’t spiralize well. So, choose the right sweet potato. Plus, make sure the flesh is firm and doesn’t have many dark spots on the skin.


When you spiralize the sweet potato, the skin will make things difficult. And the skin is tough. So, peel the sweet potato before spiralizing.


Sweet potatoes have tough flesh, so you need to apply a good amount of pressure while spiralizing; otherwise, it won’t work properly! And, don’t be afraid to use force and make sure you’re using that side handle for leverage.


To avoid sticking to the pan and breaking, you should use a non-stick skillet. Most importantly, do not grasp them roughly; they are veggies, so be nice and gentle! Plus, you can use plenty of oil.

Best way to cook sweet potato noodles in microwave

sweet potatoes noodles


  • 2 Sweet potatoes (1/2 pounds)
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly Ground black pepper


First, wash the sweet potatoes thoroughly and trim bad spots away. Then to make spiralizing easier, slice off both ends and slice in half through the center. Peel the sweet potato before spiralizing. Sweet potatoes are ready to spiralize.

Now, preheat the microwave to 450ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place noodles on the lined baking sheet.

Finally, drizzle with olive oil or avocado oil and sprinkle some sea salt. Plus, add a little bit of black pepper to add warmth and zest.

Roast noodles in the microwave for 10-15min until just tender.

Delicious sweet potato noodles are ready to serve immediately!

Pro Tips:

  • Do not let the sweet potato noodles cook for longer; they will break apart.
  • Do not cover the skillet for faster cooking; they will become soggier.

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