"I don't really like the traditional sweet potato casserole, but my son loves sweet potatoes, so I try to come up with different ways to cook them. This spring I tried grilling them. These are now a favorite of mine and my sons." — teetee830
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sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
cayenne pepper, or more to taste
salt and pepper to taste
Excellent! I partially microwaved the potatoes first to cut down on cooking time. I put these into a foil pan sprayed with a bit of Pam to prevent sticking vs. foil packets. I love the sweet and spicy taste these have - it was a nice accompaniment to grilled pork.
Not bad, but I still thought the flavor left something to be desired. I added garlic salt, and that took this recipe to 5 stars. I then served to a group of 4 others who all really enjoyed the potatoes.
Great flavors! I also didn't have room on my grill so I put the potatoes in a single layer in a casserole dish, sprinkles the sugar and spices over them and dotted with butter. I baked it at 375 until the potatoes were soft, turning occasionally to coat. Easy and so good!
These were great! If you have younger kids you may want to leave out the cayenne & substitute with cinnamon. My 4 year old was fine but they were a little too spicy for my 2 year old.
Wow! These sweet potatoes are AMAZING!! My kids loved this recipe - they said it tastes like pumpkin pie! I made a few tiny changes: I peeled and cut the sweet potatoes, put them in a bowl, tossed them with a little bit of olive oil until they were coated, added the sugar, cumin, a bit of cinnamon and Penzey's Smoky 4/S Seasoning and then tossed again until evenly seasoned. I grilled them in the foil packets, and they were nicely caramelized. This recipe is a keeper and will be served at future BBQs. Thanks, teetee830!
Did not have enough room on the grill, roasted in the oven!
This turned out pretty well. I slightly changed this recipe. I peeled, then cubed the potatoes, then boiled them for appx 10 minutes, to cut back on cook time. Then I seasoned and placed in foil and grilled. The flavor was great! Mine were very soft, not sure if it was just because I boiled them, or if they were supposed to be soft. Either way, I enjoyed it, and will try again. Next time I may cook them on the stove, same seasoning, but like home fries.
These were pretty good, but I will make some changes in the future. The cumin flavor was a little overwhelming, so I will probably halve it next time, and maybe add a bit more brown sugar. I also substituted cinnamon for the cayenne pepper, and that worked nicely. Overall a good recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 54
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