6 medium sweet potatoes
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt

6 servings


Prepare grill for hot, direct heat. Peel sweet potatoes and cut lengthwise or on a diagonal into ½-inch slices. Coat each slice with olive oil. Lay sweet potato slices on hot grill. Cook about 5 minutes on each side until slices are tender and crisp, being careful not to char. Baste sweet potato slices with dressing and serve hot.

Nutritional Analysis: 
200 calories
9 g fat
1.5 g saturated fat
0 mg cholesterol
170 mg sodium
26 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
5 g sugar
2 g protein

Grilled Sweet Potatoes - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

September, 2014

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