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Try these Grilled Sweet Potatoes for a savory and sweet side dish that is delicious. This is one of our favorite grilled side dish recipes. You are going to love how easy and tasty this Grilled Sweet Potatoes Recipe is.

Grilled Sweet Potatoes Slices on a platter
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Everyone will this quick and easy grilled sweet potatoes recipe. Do you love sweet potatoes? Personally I do. We love to serve with Cheese Stuffed Burgers, Grilled Teriyaki Steak Recipe or one of the Best Sides for Tilapia.

If you like this, you will love this Easy Grilled Broccoli Side Dish Recipe or Grilled Green Beans. They are so good! I also learned how to grill corn on the cob and the kids love that too!

Can You Eat Sweet Potato Skin?

Yes, you can. If we are making sweet potato fries, I typically leave the skin on. However, I prefer sweet potatoes peeled. Just do what you prefer!

Ingredients

Sweet potatoes sliced, pepper, oil and salt

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Variations Ideas

  • Seasoning – Feel free to change the seasoning before cooking these sweet potatoes. Add in fresh herbs such as basil, rosemary, parsley, and thyme. We have even seasoned with smoked paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder.
  • Sauces – Sweet potatoes are delicious served with your favorite sauces. Serve with BBQ or your favorite dipping sauce.

How to Grill Sweet Potatoes

  • Step 1 – Preheat a gas grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees F).  Rub the grill grates with oil to keep the potatoes from sticking to the grates.
  • Step 2 – Place the sliced sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl.  Drizzle the Olive oil on top and season them with the garlic salt and pepper.  Toss to thoroughly coat the potatoes with the oil and seasonings.
Sliced sweet potatoes in a bowl seasoned with oil and salt and pepper
  • Step 3 – Reduce the grill temperature to medium.  Place the sliced seasoned sweet potatoes directly on the grill.  Cook for approximately 10 minutes per side until the potatoes are tender.
Placed sweet potatoes on a grill grates
  • Step 4 – Remove the grill.  Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Tips

  • Slicing Sweet Potatoes – We recommend slicing the sweet potatoes about the same size so they cook evenly with a sharp knife. You can cut the sweet potatoes in sweet potato wedges or sweet potato slices.
  • Prepare Grill – For best results, we recommend oiling the grill grates. This helps to prevent the sweet potatoes from sticking to the grill.
  • Cooking Method – Feel free to grill these sweet potatoes on a charcoal grill or gas grill. You can also place in a grill pan if you think the sweet potatoes will fall through the grill grates.

Serving Suggestions

These sweet potatoes are a delicious side dish that pair perfectly with any grilled or baked meats. These are some of our favorite dishes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do You Soak or Boil Sweet Potatoes before Grilling?

There is no need to soak or boil sweet potatoes before placing on the grill. Slice the sweet potatoes, then season and place on the grill.

Can you Put Sweet Potatoes directly on the Grill?

Yes, you can put sweet potatoes directly on the grill. It gives the sweet potatoes the perfect grill marks with amazing smoky flavor.

How to Store Leftovers Sweet Potatoes

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 – 4 days in the refrigerator.

 

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Grilled Sweet Potatoes

4.91 from 11 votes
Try this easy sweet potatoes on the grill recipe. Grilled Sweet Potatoes ready in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 287

Ingredients

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Instructions

  • Preheat a gas grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees F).  Rub the grill grates with oil to keep the potatoes from sticking to the grates.
  • Place the sliced sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl.  Drizzle the oil on top and season them with the garlic salt and pepper.  Toss to thoroughly coat the potatoes with the oil and seasonings.
  • Reduce the grill temperature to medium.  Place the sliced potatoes directly on the grill.  Cook for approximately 10 minutes per side until the potatoes are tender.
  • Remove the grill.  Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 287kcal, Carbohydrates 46g, Protein 4g, Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 8g, Sodium 415mg, Potassium 763mg, Fiber 7g, Sugar 9g, Vitamin A 32063IU, Vitamin C 5mg, Calcium 69mg, Iron 1mg

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  1. Carrie says:

    Yes, but you do not use the foil in the oven. You would need to use an oven safe dish and bake at approximately 425 degrees for 45-50 minutes. Thank you!

  2. Betty says:

    Could you bake these in the oven?