Grilled Sweet Potatoes with ScallionsPrep Time: 15 minutes.

Total Time: 45 minutes.

Yield: Serves 4.


  • 3 sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Heat grill to medium. Peel sweet potatoes, and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Toss potatoes in a large bowl with oil, thyme, and cayenne pepper; season with salt and black pepper.
  2. Grill potatoes, turning frequently, until tender when pierced with the tip of a paring knife, 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Return grilled potatoes to bowl; add butter, and break potatoes into large pieces with the side of a spoon. Toss in scallions, and serve.