Grilled Sweet Potatoes - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Servings:Makes 6 servings


  • 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • *1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • *1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • *½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • *1 tablespoon olive oil
  • *¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Prepare grill for hot, direct heat.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes and cut lengthwise or on a diagonal into ½-inch slices.
  3. Coat each slice with olive oil.
  4. Lay sweet potato slices on hot grill.
  5. Cook about 5 minutes on each side until slices are tender and crisp, being careful not to char.
  6. ***Mix all dressing ingredients together.
  7. Baste sweet potato slices with dressing and serve hot.



Source: Plate it up! Kentucky Proud Project.
200 calories; 9g fat; 1.5g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 170mg sodium; 26g carbohydrate; 4g fiber; 5g sugar; 2g protein.