4 sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean
4 tbsp. butter
Freshly ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 425º. On a baking sheet, prick sweet potatoes all over with a fork.
- Bake until tender, 45 to 50 minutes.
- Let cool, then split the tops open with a knife and top with a pat of butter.
- Season with salt and pepper and serve.