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BBQ Sweet Potatoes with Feta

BBQ Sweet Potatoes with Feta

BBQ Season has officially begun! The time of year when the good ol’ grill gets the most use. At Dietetic Directions, when we mention BBQ meal options to clients, we universally get a smile. People simply LOVE BBQ’ing. It’s fast, it’s easy and it’s oh-so-delicious. Additionally, a backyard BBQ can include a variety of foods, many of which you may not have thought to grill, such as sweet potato. This year I made BBQ Sweet Potatoes with Feta cheese for the first time and they were spectacular! 

This BBQ Sweet Potatoes with Feta recipe will not only dazzle your taste buds, but it will also boost your beta carotene intake. Vitamin A helps to support our eyesight, regulates our immune system and keeps our skin healthy. Read more about orange foods to boost your health here. You also receive 30% of your daily vitamin C in a serving of sweet potatoes. 


Servings: 2-3

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 8-10 minutes 


Ingredients

2 medium sweet potatoes, skin peeled if desired 

1 tbsp olive oil or canola oil

Sprinkle of Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper

3 tbsp feta cheese, crumbled

Italian parsley and balsamic glaze for garnish 

Directions for BBQ Sweet Potatoes with Feta:  

1. Cut sweet potato lengthwise into ¼” thick slices. In a medium-sized bowl, toss sliced sweet potatoes with oil and season with salt and pepper.

2. Warm BBQ to medium-high heat and grill sliced, seasoned sweet potatoes about 4 minutes a side until you have nice grill marks.

3. Serve BBQ sweet potatoes topped with crumbled feta cheese, Italian parsley and balsamic glaze.

Absolutely delicious!! What new food are you looking to sample on the BBQ this year? If you haven’t tried grilled red grapes (in grill basket) or grilled feta cheese (in foil) you need to!


P.S. In case you missed it, click here to read my 3 Tips for a Healthier Backyard BBQ. 

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