Grilled Savory Maple Purple Sweet Potatoes

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AuthorChristie
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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.

Grilled Savory Maple Purple Sweet Potatoes

Yields1 Serving

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
 3 tablespoons olive oil
 Kosher salt
 Fresh cracked black pepper

1

Combine the savory maple dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

2

Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Microwave for 4 minutes.

3

Heat the grill to medium-high. Cut potatoes into wedges. Brush with olive oil on all sides. Season with salt and pepper.

4

Grill on all sides, until charred with grill marks.

5

Assemble on a platter. Just before serving, pour the savory maple dressing on top.

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
 3 tablespoons olive oil
 Kosher salt
 Fresh cracked black pepper

Directions

1

Combine the savory maple dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

2

Pierce the potatoes with a fork. Microwave for 4 minutes.

3

Heat the grill to medium-high. Cut potatoes into wedges. Brush with olive oil on all sides. Season with salt and pepper.

4

Grill on all sides, until charred with grill marks.

5

Assemble on a platter. Just before serving, pour the savory maple dressing on top.

Grilled Savory Maple Purple Sweet Potatoes
2017-11-03T13:09:00+00:00

About the Author:

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.

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