Grilled Sweet Potato Slices

Grilled Sweet Potato Slices

It’s not just a side dish. Turn these grilled potato slices into dessert by adding a scoop of ice cream!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

3
pounds sweet potatoes or yams
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2
teaspoon salt
Coconut, toasted, if desired
  1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes; cut into 1/2-inch diagonal slices. Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Add sweet potatoes. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer about 12 minutes or until almost tender; drain. Mix butter and salt.
  3. Grill sweet potato slices uncovered 4 inches from medium heat about 20 minutes, brushing frequently with butter mixture and turning once, until tender.
  4. To serve, sprinkle coconut over sweet potatoes.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
For a spicy flavor, stir 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or ground red pepper (cayenne) into the butter mixture.
How-To
To toast coconut, bake uncovered in an ungreased shallow pan at 350ºF for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Or cook in an ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 6 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 90 ),
  • Total Fat 10 g
    • (Saturated Fat 6 g,),
  • Cholesterol 25 mg;
  • Sodium 280 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.