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Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Honey

 Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Honey
Sweet potato wedges are seasoned to please in this savory side dish from Gay Nel Nicholas of Henderson, Texas. "My husband and I love the sweet spuds any way they are cooked," she notes. "This recipe from a friend is not only different, it's delicious, too."
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sherry or apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  • Place sweet potatoes in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1
  • in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-7 minutes.
  • Place potatoes in a large bowl. In another bowl, combine the soy
  • sauce, sherry or juice, honey, water and garlic; pour over potatoes
  • and toss gently.
  • Drain sweet potatoes, reserving soy sauce mixture. Arrange sweet
  • potatoes in a single layer in a grill basket coated with cooking
  • spray. Brush potatoes with oil. Grill, covered, over medium heat for
  • 8-10 minutes or until tender, basting with reserved soy sauce
  • mixture and turning occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 158 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 242 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.