EmailTweet 0 Full-screen Grilled Savory Maple Purple Sweet Potatoes Appetizers, Sides, Thanksgiving, Vegetables American Big Green Egg, Charcoal Grill, Direct Heat, Gas Grill November 19, 2016 Be a rebel. Pass up orange sweet potatoes and use Okinawa purple sweet potatoes. These are grilled and topped with a savory maple pecan drizzle. Ingredients Savory Maple Dressing 2 tablespoons shallots, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup toasted pecans, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch of cayenne (optional) Grilled Sweet Potatoes 1 pound Okinawa purple sweet potatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt Fresh cracked black pepper Directions 1Combine the savory maple dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. 2Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Microwave for 4 minutes. 3Heat the grill to medium-high. Cut potatoes into wedges. Brush with olive oil on all sides. Season with salt and pepper. 4Grill on all sides, until charred with grill marks. 5Assemble on a platter. Just before serving, pour the savory maple dressing on top. close full screen 00:00 0 Reviews Leave a Reply Cancel reply Christie 2016-11-19T10:07:47+00:00 Share Your Love of Grilling FacebookTwitterLinkedinRedditTumblrGoogle+PinterestVkEmail About the Author: Christie I love to cook outdoors. Give me a smoker, a grill or even a campfire, and I'll serve you up a meal you won't forget.