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How To Grill Sweetpotatoes

What’s orange and creamy with black all over? Grilled Sweetpotatoes! Don’t let our sweet nature fool you – sweetpotatoes can take the heat! Famous for our long-standing appearance on holiday dinner tables, most are surprised to find that sweetpotatoes are actually a year-round vegetable. When the temperature starts to warm up, we love to grill sweetpotatoes. Sweet and creamy on the inside, charred and crunchy on the outside – what’s not to love?

From wedges to rounds, planks to cubes, Grilled Sweetpotatoes come in many forms! Here are some tips on how to cut sweetpotatoes to your liking.

Grilled Sweetpotato Instructions:

  • Just before putting on the grill, season sweetpotatoes liberally with salt.
  • Place sweetpotato wedges directly on the cooking grate over direct heat; grill until well-marked, about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Move to indirect heat. Finish cooking, turning halfway through, until soft and tender, 20-30 minutes. Remove from grill.

Too cold outside? Don’t worry! You can have grilled sweetpotatoes year-round! Here’s how:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • On a rack fitted into a baking sheet, place sweetpotato wedges and season well with salt.
  • Bake until tender and browned around the edges, about 30 minutes.

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