Grilled Sweet Potato Fries…An In Season Recipe From Sweet Basil

A quick, easy, delicious recipe to use this week’s Sweet Potatoes!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (1 3/4 pound), scrubbed and dried
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt

DIRECTIONS

1.  Preheat grill to medium-high. Meanwhile, cook sweet potatoes in a microwave on HIGH heat until crisp-tender when pierced with a knife, 6 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board until cool enough to handle (15 minutes).

2.  Cut potatoes lengthwise into 8 wedges. Transfer potatoes to a sheet pan; drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with paprika and pepper and toss to coat. Grill 3 minutes per side or until potatoes are charred and fully cooked; season with salt.

Enjoy!

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Recipe and photo courtesy of HealthHeath, and posted by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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