7 Grilled Sweet Potato Recipes

You might not associate sweet potatoes with grilling season, but it's time to change that! The grill brings out their naturally sweet flavor while adding a bit of smokiness. Looking for sweet, spicy, or a bit of both? These sweet potato side dishes bring big flavor with minimal effort. You'll want to save these recipes for a summer's worth of side dishes. Here are seven grilled sweet potatoes recipes that won't disappoint.

01 of 08

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Apples

sliced glazed sweet potatoes close up
Pam Ziegler Lutz

Apples and sweet potatoes are simply seasoned with cinnamon, sugar, and butter. Reviewer shakfamily suggests substituting brown sugar for white sugar for even better flavor.

02 of 08

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

grilled sweet potatoes on white plate

"I don't really like the traditional sweet potato casserole, but my son loves sweet potatoes, so I try to come up with different ways to cook them," says recipe creator teetee830. "This spring I tried grilling them. These are now a favorite of mine and my sons." The sweet and spicy combo of brown sugar and cayenne is the perfect complement to sweet potatoes.

03 of 08

Grilled Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

grilled sweet potato wedges on wooden surface

Cumin, paprika, cinnamon, and chipotle make a winning flavor combination according to Allrecipes Allstar France C: "Salty sweet spicy all in one bite! These are delicious! Such an interesting blend of flavors."

04 of 08

Grilled Spicy Sweet Potato Chips

Grilled Spicy Sweet Potato Chips
The Gruntled Gourmand

At your next grill out, swap traditional potato chips for these healthier grilled sweet potato chips. "Made this for dinner tonight and my family gobbled them all up!" says reviewer Joanne Fraser.

05 of 08

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges
France C

"Sweet potatoes on the grill have a smoky, caramelized flavor you can't achieve in the oven," says recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar France C. "These are mildly spicy, but adjust the cayenne to suit your taste. These are excellent served with grilled pork or fish."

06 of 08

Honey Vanilla Grilled Sweet Potatoes

glazed sweet potatoes on plate with asparagus and salmon
France C

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these grilled sweet potatoes drizzled in a honey and vanilla mixture. "Love the way the potatoes caramelized," says reviewer marjohnal. "Could easily overeat these, they are that good."

07 of 08

Spicy Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

grilled sweet potato wedges on white platter
Soup Loving Nicole

Sweet potatoes go savory with the help of hot sauce, cumin, dried thyme, paprika, and garlic powder. Pair it with your favorite grilled meat main.

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