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Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Fire up the grill: It’s time to make this recipe for grilled sweet potatoes served with a flavorful cilantro dressing. It’ll make a great summertime side dish.

Grilled sweet potatoes with cilantro lime dressing recipe

 

Prep time: 20 minutes 

Total time: 30 minutes 

Makes 4 servings   

 

Ingredients

2 pounds sweet potatoes

3-4 tbsp. olive oil

Sea salt  

Dressing

¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

1 tsp. lime or lemon zest

2 tbsp. fresh lime or lemon juice

¼ cup olive oil

Pinch of salt

Instructions  

1. While the grill is heating up, peel the sweet potatoes and slice lengthwise into ¼ inch-thick pieces.

2. Coat the sweet potato slices with olive oil and lightly sprinkle with sea salt.

3. Make the dressing: Combine all dressing ingredients into a small bowl.

4. Grill the sweet potatoes: Once the grill is hot, place sweet potato pieces onto the grill grates. Cover the grill and cook roughly 3-6 minutes per side, depending on how hot your grill is.

5. Toss the sweet potatoes in a bowl with dressing or serve the dressing on the side. Serve immediately.   

Nutrition facts:Calories: 281; Carbohydrates: 15.9 g; Protein: 1 g; Saturated Fat: 3.4 g; Sugars: 3 g; Dietary fiber: 2 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 47 mg  

Related: Spiced Grilled Chicken with Lemon

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Reference: “Grilled Sweet Potatoes.” Simply Recipes, 2016. Web. 21 May. 2019. <https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/grilled_sweet_potatoes/>  

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.