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Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes are a great side dish to make for holiday dinners or to serve alongside your favorite meal on the grill. These delicious sweet potatoes are finished off with butter and a touch of brown sugar. 

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Free up your oven by making your holiday side dishes on the grill this year. These sweet potatoes are incredibly delicious and so simple to make. If marshmallow topped sweet potatoes are not your thing, give our Grilled Sweet Potato Casserole or  these grilled sweet potatoes a try.

3 hasselback sweet potatoes on a tray

Ingredients for Hasselback Sweet Potatoes:

  • Whole Sweet Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Kosher Salt

How to Grill Hasselback Sweet Potatoes:

  • Scrub sweet potatoes and dry well. 

cutting a sweet potato into hassleback slices

Place two chop sticks or skewers on a cutting board and place the sweet potato between them. They will be a guide to keep you from cutting all the way through the potato so that the slices will stay together to create the hasselback sweet potato.

3 hasselback sliced sweet potatoes

  • Use a sharp knife, cutting into 1/8 inch slices, not cutting all the way through the bottom, so that the sweet potato remains in one piece and the slices fan out.

4 hasselback sweet potatoes on the grill

  • Create a shallow foil pan with a rim for the sweet potatoes.
  • Grill over indirect heat at about 350° with the grill closed. Add pecan chunks for smoke flavor.
  • Cook sweet potatoes about 1 hour to one hour 15 minutes, depending on the size. 

small pan of melted butter and bowl of brown sugar with kosher salt

  • Melt the butter and mix brown sugar with kosher salt.

spooning melted butter over sweet potatoes on a grill

  • Spoon melted butter over sweet potatoes, getting it down between the slices.

sprinkling brown sugar over sweet potatoes on a grill

  • Sprinkle brown sugar and salt over each sweet potato. 

spooning butter mixture over hasselback sweet potatoes on the grill

Continue to cook another 10- 15 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork or sharp knife. Spoon butter and brown sugar mixture from the tray over the sweet potatoes as they cook.

closeup of hasselback sweet potatoes on a tray

  • Remove from grill and place on a serving tray.
  • Pour remaining butter mixture over the sweet potatoes if desired and serve immediately.

How to Store and Reheat:

Store in an airtight container or covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

To reheat, slice sweet potatoes and place in a skillet coated with butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring until heated through.

 

These Hasselback Sweet Potatoes are a great addition to Thanksgiving Grilled Turkey dinner or try them alongside these Garlic and Onion Pork Chops

More Grilled Side Dishes You Will Love:

overhead view of platter of hasselback sweet potatoes

Change up your side dish game on the grill with these delicious Hasselback Sweet Potatoes. They will compliment any meal on the grill from steaks to pork chops or maple glazed ham.

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grilled hasselback sweet potatoes
Yield: 6 servings

Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes are a great side dish to make for holiday dinners or to serve alongside your favorite meal on the grill. These delicious sweet potatoes are finished off with butter and a touch of brown sugar. 

Ingredients

  • 3 medium- sized sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare a grill fire to about 350° with pecan chunks to add smoke flavor.
  2. Scrub sweet potatoes and dry well. 
  3. Place two chop sticks or skewers on a cutting board and place the sweet potato between them. They will be a guide to keep you from cutting all the way through the potato so that the slices will stay together to create the hasselback sweet potato.
  4. Use a sharp knife, cutting into 1/8 inch slices, not cutting all the way through the bottom, so that the sweet potato remains in one piece and the slices fan out.
  5. Create a shallow foil pan with a rim for the sweet potatoes.
  6. Grill over indirect heat with the grill closed.
  7. Cook sweet potatoes about 1 hour to one hour 15 minutes, depending on the size. 
  8. Melt the butter and mix brown sugar with kosher salt.
  9. Spoon melted butter over sweet potatoes, getting it down between the slices.
  10. Sprinkle brown sugar and salt over each sweet potato. 
  11. Continue to cook another 10- 15 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork or sharp knife. Spoon butter and brown sugar mixture from the tray over the sweet potatoes as they cook.
  12. Remove from grill and place on a serving tray.
  13. Pour remaining butter mixture over the sweet potatoes if desired and serve immediately.

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container or covered with plastic wrap in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, slice sweet potatoes and place in a skillet coated with butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring until heated through.
  • Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    6

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 140Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 712mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

    Nutritional information is estimated and may not be accurate.

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