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Maple Cinnamon Orange Sweet Potatoes

These sweet and orangey flavored candied sweet potatoes are so good, you’ll think they’re taboo–but don’t tell anyone they’re healthy and good for you!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: side dishes, vegetarian dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 229kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled & cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • oil for grill

GLAZE

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup -OR- good-quality pancake syrup
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp grated orange zest

Instructions

  • Preheat grill to medium heat. Oil grill grates--I wad up some paper towels and pour oil on them then rub across grill grate. I've also used a dollar store pump spray bottle filled with oil, but find the towel method easier.
  • Brush potato slices with the 2 tbs olive oil. Place on grill and cook for 3 minutes each side--this is approximate. You want the potatoes to be almost done when you brush on the glaze.
  • When potatoes are just done, brush the side facing up liberally with glaze; turn and grill 2-3 minutes. Repeat with the other side. Watch them carefully and don't let them burn!
  • Remove to serving platter.
  • Serves 3-4

Nutrition

Serving: 1person | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 310mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 9222IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg