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Barbecue baked sweet potatoes

Barbecue baked sweet potatoes

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 8
This veggie barbecue dish is effort-free - just pop the potatoes on the coals and wait til meltingly soft

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories153
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre4g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.42g
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Ingredients

  • 8 medium sweet potatoes

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 4 tsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 4 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 spring onion, sliced

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

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Method

  1. Rub each potato with a little oil and salt, then wrap in a double layer of foil.

  2. As soon as the barbecue coals are glowing red, put the potatoes directly on them. Cook for 15 mins, turn with tongs, then cook for 15 mins more. Remove one, unwrap and check it is cooked through.

  3. Peel back the top of the foil from each potato, split open and top with a spoonful of yogurt and a few spring onion slices.

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Comments (10)

tinkerfluff's picture

These are gorgeous :) we made them last night in the oven. Very simple to make and their not to heavy either..Lovely.. 10/10

kt_nizette's picture

Sweet potatoes are divine and this is a great recipe. Take the salt easy but it would need a little - maybe the same as you do when baking potatoes. And yes, you can do sweet potatoes in the oven too. It's brilliant along with the Sunday Roast for those you don't like roasted potatoes.

seventytwo's picture

I do not do Barbeques so would this recipe be ok in the oven? Never baked sweet potatoes before so don't want to make a mess of it

Recipe sounds very tasty.

lilia11's picture

This sweet potato looks really good,if it's nice this weekend i'll be having a BBQ and I'm going to try it.

mrsfbg's picture

Can you do these in the Oven instead of the Barbeque?.

cass0011's picture
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Everybody at the party loved these, i added a sprinkle of paprika to the yogurt, delicious.

mickyjohnson's picture
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This one sounds good will have to try this next barbecue.

hicks2011's picture
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Added a few chives along with the spring onion and used half fat crème fraiche. Went down a treat, everyone loved them, even those who thought they didn’t like sweet potatoes. Although the skins are a little too salty for my taste, so next time I’ll try without the salt and run the risk of the skins not being crispy.

Pynner's picture

Gem, let me know how they turned out and any suggestions you have - my bbq is on sunday

gemmawasley's picture

This looks really nice, will have this with my bbq on friday - if the weather is nice!

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