Spicy Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro
Sweet potatoes are just about the perfect food and this sweet potato recipe simply reinforces that. Throw them on the grill to bring out their natural sweetness, which you can balance with a little spice.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 157
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 4.3 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 28.1 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 163 mg
Calcium 31 mg

Ingredients

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

Combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl.

Combine oil and sweet potatoes in a medium bowl; toss to coat. Heat a large grill pan coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add potatoes, and cook for 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Place potatoes in a large bowl; sprinkle with cumin mixture and cilantro. Toss gently.

Note:

March 2001