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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!
- 2 large sweet potatoes peeled & cut into 1/2-inch slices
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- oil for grill
- 1/2 cup maple syrup -OR- good-quality pancake syrup
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tbsp grated orange zest
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.
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