Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle-Honey Sauce

Prepared on the grill and paired with a spicy sauce, these sweet potatoes make a wonderful side with most any meal. Plus, they take only 20 minutes to make!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Chipotle-Honey Sauce

1
cup honey
4
chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), finely chopped
2
tablespoons adobo sauce (from can of chiles)

Potatoes

6
medium sweet potatoes
1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
teaspoons kosher (coarse) salt

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix sauce ingredients; set aside.
  • 2 Cut each sweet potato lengthwise into 4 or 5 slices; brush both sides with oil. Carefully brush additional oil on grill rack. Place potatoes on grill over medium heat; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the salt.
  • 3 Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once and sprinkling with remaining 1 teaspoon salt, until potatoes are tender. Serve with sauce.

Expert Tips

For a milder sauce, make a honey barbecue sauce with 1/2 cup honey and 1/2 cup hickory-flavored or regular barbecue sauce. Add 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
950mg
950%;
Total Carbohydrate
72g
72%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
54g
54%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
440%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.