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Barbequed Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is in categories Party food, Side dishes, Vegetarian
About this recipe
Healthiness : (7 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Number of servings: 1 sweet potato per serving
Serving suggestions: Good with a side salad or chickpea salad
This is a vegetarian recipe


In the UK, the Vegetarian Society has a National Vegetarian Week about the end of May. It aims to celebrate vegetarian food and way of living and how healthy it is.

It's also a good time to think about summer and cooking outdoors. So try this yummy recipe to make a change from the usual baked potatoes that are cooked on a barbeque.
Ingredients
  • 1 small/medium sweet potato per person
  • sunflower oil
  • butter or margarine
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • grated vegetarian Cheddar cheese to serve
Healthier version
Leave out the butter and cheese, have baked beans or a tomato and onion sauce instead
Equipment
  • Scrubbing Brush
  • Kitchen Foil
  • Knife
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Scrub the sweet potatoes and brush with a little of the oil
  2. Wrap each sweet potato in a sheet of kitchen foil
  3. Cook the potatoes on a hot barbeque for 40-60 minutes (depending on size) until tender. Turn them every 5 - 10 minutes
  4. When cooked, open the top of the foil so that you make a kind of dish, then split open the sweet potato and serve with butter or margarine, salt, freshly ground black pepper and grated cheese
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